Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 17 January 2094 Sunday is Waxing Crescent, 1 day young Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2094 | January 2094

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

Waxing Crescent 1% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 1% and growing larger. The 1 day young Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 1 day on 16 January 2094 at 19:05.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.

Moon in ♒ Aquarius

Moon is passing about ∠8° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1973"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.2% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1973" and ∠1950".

Wolf Moon after 14 days

Next Full Moon is the Wolf Moon of January 2094 after 14 days on 31 January 2094 at 12:36.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Moderate tide

There is medium ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at very acute angle, so their combined tidal force is moderate.

Lunation 1163 / 2116

The Moon is 1 day young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1163 of Meeus index or 2116 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.44 days

Length of current 1163 lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 38 minutes. It is 37 minutes longer than next lunation 1164 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 6 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 3 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠352.5°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠352.5°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠7.9°. 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 in perigee

Moon is reaching point of perigee on this date at 05:33, this is 12 days after last apogee on 4 January 2094 at 09:27 in ♌ Leo. Lunar orbit is starting to get wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth for 13 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next apogee on 31 January 2094 at 11:51 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 357 139 km

This perigee Moon is 357 139 km (221 916 mi) away from Earth. It is 5 369 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 13 217 km farther than the closest perigee of 21st century.

Moon after descending node

1 day after its descending node on 16 January 2094 at 02:40 in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 11 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 29 January 2094 at 09:03 in ♋ Cancer.

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Draconic month

15 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

1 day after previous South standstill on 15 January 2094 at 19:36 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-22.474°. Next 11 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠22.474° in the next northern standstill on 28 January 2094 at 23:58 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 14 days

After 14 days on 31 January 2094 at 12:36 in ♌ Leo, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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