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Moon phase on 1 May 2100 Saturday is Last Quarter, 22 days old Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2100 | May 2100

Last Quarter phase
Last Quarter phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Last Quarter 47% illuminated

Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 47% and getting smaller. The 22 days old Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.

* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 1 May 2100 at 05:01 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at midnight and sets at noon. It is visible to the south in the morning.

Moon in ♒ Aquarius

Moon is passing about ∠15° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1838"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1838" and ∠1904".

Flower Moon after 22 days

Next Full Moon is the Flower Moon of May 2100 after 22 days on 23 May 2100 at 17:25.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 9 May 2100 at 08:54
  • First Quarter in Leo ♌ on 17 May 2100 at 02:42
  • Full Moon in Scorpio ♏ on 23 May 2100 at 17:25
  • Last Quarter in Pisces ♓ on 30 May 2100 at 19:35

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 1240 / 2193

The Moon is 22 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1240 of Meeus index or 2193 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.69 days

Length of current 1240 lunation is 29 days, 16 hours and 37 minutes. It is 1 hour and 59 minutes longer than next lunation 1241 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 53 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 10 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠176.6°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠176.6°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠200.1°. 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 apogee

7 days after point of perigee on 24 April 2100 at 02:13 in ♎ Libra. 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 7 May 2100 at 05:13 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 390 023 km

Moon is 390 023 km (242 349 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 5 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 376 km (252 510 mi).

Moon before ascending node

10 days after its descending node on 21 April 2100 at 05:33 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 2 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 4 May 2100 at 01:19 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon after southern standstill

3 days after previous South standstill on 28 April 2100 at 00:08 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.374°. Next 11 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.277° in the next northern standstill on 12 May 2100 at 13:36 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 7 days

After 7 days on 9 May 2100 at 08:54 in ♉ Taurus, 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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