Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 27 May 2095 Friday is Waning Crescent, 23 days old Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2095 | May 2095

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

Waning Crescent 41% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 41% and getting smaller. The 23 days old Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 1 day on 26 May 2095 at 17:17.

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 ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing about ∠17° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1968"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.9% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1968" and ∠1893".

Strawberry Moon after 21 days

Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2095 after 21 days on 17 June 2095 at 22:05.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Gemini ♊ on 2 June 2095 at 09:58
  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 9 June 2095 at 23:02
  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 17 June 2095 at 22:05
  • Last Quarter in Pisces ♓ on 24 June 2095 at 21:55

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 23 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final 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 before perigee

12 days after point of apogee on 14 May 2095 at 12:49 in ♎ Libra. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 2 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 30 May 2095 at 08:46 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 364 262 km

Moon is 364 262 km (226 342 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 2 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 365 631 km (227 193 mi).

Moon before ascending node

6 days after its descending node on 21 May 2095 at 00:04 in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 6 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 2 June 2095 at 21:43 in ♊ Gemini.

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Draconic month

20 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 after southern standstill

4 days after previous South standstill on 22 May 2095 at 16:48 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-24.914°. Next 8 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠24.917° in the next northern standstill on 4 June 2095 at 12:12 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 5 days

After 5 days on 2 June 2095 at 09:58 in ♊ Gemini, 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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