Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 9 September 2097 Monday is Waxing Crescent, 4 days young Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2097 | September 2097

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

Waxing Crescent 14% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 14% and growing larger. The 4 days young Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 3 days on 6 September 2097 at 00:33.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon is entering ♏ Scorpio

Moon is passing first ∠1° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1830"

Lunar disc appears visually 4% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1830" and ∠1906".

Harvest Moon after 12 days

Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2097 after 12 days on 21 September 2097 at 13:00.

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 1208 / 2161

The Moon is 4 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1208 of Meeus index or 2161 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.47 days

Length of current 1208 lunation is 29 days, 11 hours and 12 minutes. It is 3 hours and 11 minutes shorter than next lunation 1209 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 33 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 37 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠47.4°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠47.4°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠76.4°. 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 apogee

6 days after point of perigee on 2 September 2097 at 23:07 in ♋ Cancer. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 5 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 14 September 2097 at 20:28 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 391 581 km

Moon is 391 581 km (243 317 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 5 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 346 km (251 249 mi).

Moon in descending node

Moon is in descending node in ♎ Libra at 17:26 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from North to South. Moon will follow the southern part of its orbit for the next 14 days to meet ascending node on 24 September 2097 at 02:09 in ♉ Taurus.

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Draconic month

12 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is moving from the middle to the last part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

8 days after previous North standstill on 1 September 2097 at 07:23 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠27.741°. Next 5 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-27.835° in the next southern standstill on 14 September 2097 at 18:59 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 12 days

After 12 days on 21 September 2097 at 13:00 in ♓ Pisces, 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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