Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 26 December 2092 Friday is Waning Crescent, 26 days old Moon is in Sagittarius.

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Lunar calendar 2092 | December 2092

Waning Crescent phase
Waning Crescent phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Waning Crescent 7% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 7% and getting smaller. The 26 days old Moon is in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 4 days on 21 December 2092 at 23:39.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.

Moon in ♐ Sagittarius

Moon is passing about ∠5° of ♐ Sagittarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1966"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.7% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1966" and ∠1951".

Wolf Moon after 17 days

Next Full Moon is the Wolf Moon of January 2093 after 17 days on 12 January 2093 at 17:43.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Neap tide

There is low ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at big angle, so their combined tidal force is weak.

Lunation 1149 / 2102

The Moon is 26 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1149 of Meeus index or 2102 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.44 days

Length of current 1149 lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 34 minutes. It is 38 minutes shorter than next lunation 1150 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 10 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 59 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠350.8°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠350.8°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠6.2°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep increasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of apogee (∠180°).

Moon before perigee

12 days after point of apogee on 14 December 2092 at 04:05 in ♊ Gemini. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next day, until it get to the point of next perigee on 28 December 2092 at 07:30 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 364 615 km

Moon is 364 615 km (226 561 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 356 969 km (221 810 mi).

Moon before descending node

9 days after its ascending node on 17 December 2092 at 11:56 in ♌ Leo, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 3 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 30 December 2092 at 11:22 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Draconic month

9 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♌ Leo, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

11 days after previous North standstill on 15 December 2092 at 10:59 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠20.845°. Next 2 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-20.841° in the next southern standstill on 28 December 2092 at 21:41 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 2 days

After 2 days on 28 December 2092 at 16:10 in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.

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