Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 19 January 2099 Monday is Waning Crescent, 27 days old Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2099 | January 2099

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

Waning Crescent 3% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 3% and getting smaller. The 27 days old Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 5 days on 13 January 2099 at 17:26.

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 ♑ Capricorn

Moon is passing about ∠9° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1811"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.4% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1811" and ∠1950".

Snow Moon after 17 days

Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2099 after 17 days on 5 February 2099 at 12:48.

Upcoming main Moon phases

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 1224 / 2177

The Moon is 27 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1224 of Meeus index or 2177 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.74 days

Length of current 1224 lunation is 29 days, 17 hours and 43 minutes. It is 1 hour and 15 minutes shorter than next lunation 1225 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 59 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 4 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠115.9°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠115.9°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠149°. 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

10 days after point of perigee on 8 January 2099 at 18:21 in ♌ Leo. 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 24 January 2099 at 12:47 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 395 821 km

Moon is 395 821 km (245 952 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 5 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 101 km (252 339 mi).

Moon after descending node

6 days after its descending node on 12 January 2099 at 15:35 in ♎ Libra, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 7 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 26 January 2099 at 21:58 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

19 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

1 day after previous South standstill on 18 January 2099 at 22:15 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.389°. Next 13 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.479° in the next northern standstill on 2 February 2099 at 10:56 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day on 21 January 2099 at 09:07 in ♒ Aquarius, 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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