Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 5 May 2095 Thursday is Waxing Crescent, 2 days young Moon is in Gemini.

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Lunar calendar 2095 | May 2095

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

Waxing Crescent 3% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 3% and growing larger. The 2 days young Moon is in ♊ Gemini.

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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 4 May 2095 at 01:06.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon in ♊ Gemini

Moon is passing about ∠5° of ♊ Gemini tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1920"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.9% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1920" and ∠1902".

Flower Moon after 13 days

Next Full Moon is the Flower Moon of May 2095 after 13 days on 19 May 2095 at 09:21.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Leo ♌ on 11 May 2095 at 06:14
  • Full Moon in Scorpio ♏ on 19 May 2095 at 09:21
  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 26 May 2095 at 17:17
  • New Moon in Gemini ♊ on 2 June 2095 at 09:58

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 1179 / 2132

The Moon is 2 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1179 of Meeus index or 2132 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.37 days

Length of current 1179 lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 52 minutes. It is 1 hour and 4 minutes shorter than next lunation 1180 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 52 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 17 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠26°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠26°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠47.3°. 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 after perigee

3 days after point of perigee on 2 May 2095 at 11:37 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 9 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 14 May 2095 at 12:49 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 373 412 km

Moon is 373 412 km (232 027 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 9 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 245 km (251 808 mi).

Moon before ascending node

11 days after its descending node on 23 April 2095 at 19:35 in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 6 May 2095 at 12:15 in ♊ Gemini.

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Draconic month

26 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 before northern standstill

10 days after previous South standstill on 25 April 2095 at 11:03 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-24.812°. Next 2 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠24.867° in the next northern standstill on 8 May 2095 at 02:21 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 13 days

After 13 days on 19 May 2095 at 09:21 in ♏ Scorpio, 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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