Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 10 May 2100 Monday is Waxing Crescent, 1 day young Moon is in Gemini.

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Lunar calendar 2100 | May 2100

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

Waxing Crescent 1% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 1% and growing larger. The 1 day young Moon is in ♊ Gemini.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 1 day on 9 May 2100 at 08:54.

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 ♊ Gemini

Moon is passing first ∠2° of ♊ Gemini tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1786"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.2% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1786" and ∠1900".

Flower Moon after 13 days

Next Full Moon is the Flower Moon of May 2100 after 13 days on 23 May 2100 at 17:25.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • 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
  • New Moon in Gemini ♊ on 7 June 2100 at 23:31

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 1241 / 2194

The Moon is 1 day young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1241 of Meeus index or 2194 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.61 days

Length of current 1241 lunation is 29 days, 14 hours and 38 minutes. It is 2 hours and 3 minutes longer than next lunation 1242 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 54 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 9 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠200.1°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠200.1°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠227.5°. 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 after apogee

3 days after point of apogee on 7 May 2100 at 05:13 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 11 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 22 May 2100 at 11:04 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 401 300 km

Moon is 401 300 km (249 356 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 11 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 359 498 km (223 382 mi).

Moon after ascending node

6 days after its ascending node on 4 May 2100 at 01:19 in ♓ Pisces, 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 18 May 2100 at 10:11 in ♍ Virgo.

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Draconic month

6 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 before northern standstill

12 days after previous South standstill on 28 April 2100 at 00:08 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.374°. Next 2 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 13 days

After 13 days on 23 May 2100 at 17:25 in ♏ Scorpio, 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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