Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 29 September 2097 Sunday is Waning Crescent, 23 days old Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2097 | September 2097

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

Waning Crescent 39% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 39% and getting smaller. The 23 days old Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

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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 28 September 2097 at 13:39.

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 ♋ Cancer

Moon is passing about ∠19° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1972"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.8% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1972" and ∠1916".

Hunter Moon after 21 days

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2097 after 21 days on 21 October 2097 at 01:23.

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

Moon is reaching point of perigee on this date at 06:20, this is 14 days after last apogee on 14 September 2097 at 20:28 in ♑ Capricorn. 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 12 October 2097 at 16:09 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 369 864 km

This perigee Moon is 369 864 km (229 823 mi) away from Earth. This is the year's farthest perigee of 2097. It is 7 356 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 492 km farther than the closest perigee of 21st century.

Moon after ascending node

5 days after its ascending node on 24 September 2097 at 02:09 in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 7 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 7 October 2097 at 00:55 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Draconic month

5 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

1 day after previous North standstill on 28 September 2097 at 13:01 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠27.911°. Next 12 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-27.965° in the next southern standstill on 12 October 2097 at 03:02 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 5 days

After 5 days on 5 October 2097 at 11:45 in ♎ Libra, 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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