Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 16 October 2094 Saturday is Waxing Crescent, 7 days young Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2094 | October 2094

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

Waxing Crescent 43% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 43% and growing larger. The 7 days young Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

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Moon phase and lunation details

6 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 6 days on 9 October 2094 at 12:44.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon in ♑ Capricorn

Moon is passing about ∠16° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1931"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.3% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1931" and ∠1925".

Hunter Moon after 7 days

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2094 after 7 days on 23 October 2094 at 17:47.

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 1172 / 2125

The Moon is 7 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1172 of Meeus index or 2125 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.67 days

Length of current 1172 lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 58 minutes. It is 50 minutes longer than next lunation 1173 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 14 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 49 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠216.5°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠216.5°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠250.4°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep decreasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Moon before perigee

10 days after point of apogee on 5 October 2094 at 23:56 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 5 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 21 October 2094 at 18:48 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 371 257 km

Moon is 371 257 km (230 688 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 5 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 362 124 km (225 013 mi).

Moon after descending node

1 day after its descending node on 15 October 2094 at 09:00 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 27 October 2094 at 23:56 in ♊ Gemini.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon in southern standstill

At 04:01 on this date the Moon is meeting its South standstill point, when it will reach southern declination of ∠-23.875°. Next 12 days the lunar orbit will move in opposite northward direction to face North declination of ∠23.975° in its northern standstill point on 28 October 2094 at 21:45 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 7 days

After 7 days on 23 October 2094 at 17:47 in ♈ Aries, 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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