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Moon phase on 13 September 2099 Sunday is Waning Crescent, 28 days old Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2099 | September 2099

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

Waning Crescent 2% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 2% and getting smaller. The 28 days old Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

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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 7 September 2099 at 21:18.

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 is entering ♍ Virgo

Moon is passing first ∠4° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1963"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.9% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1963" and ∠1908".

Harvest Moon after 15 days

Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2099 after 15 days on 29 September 2099 at 10:45.

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 1232 / 2185

The Moon is 28 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1232 of Meeus index or 2185 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.33 days

Length of current 1232 lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 56 minutes. It is 46 minutes shorter than next lunation 1233 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 48 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 21 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠339.4°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠339.4°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠355.4°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep decreasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Moon before perigee

11 days after point of apogee on 1 September 2099 at 19:45 in ♓ Pisces. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next day, until it get to the point of next perigee on 14 September 2099 at 23:26 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 365 131 km

Moon is 365 131 km (226 882 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 357 286 km (222 007 mi).

Moon before descending node

12 days after its ascending node on 1 September 2099 at 08:09 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 14 September 2099 at 23:44 in ♍ Virgo.

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Draconic month

12 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

4 days after previous North standstill on 8 September 2099 at 23:00 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.676°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.686° in the next southern standstill on 21 September 2099 at 11:17 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day on 14 September 2099 at 16:50 in ♍ Virgo, 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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