Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 27 September 2100 Monday is Waning Crescent, 23 days old Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2100 | September 2100

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

Waning Crescent 42% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 42% 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 26 September 2100 at 15:33.

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 ∠14° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1823"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.9% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1823" and ∠1915".

Hunter Moon after 20 days

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2100 after 20 days on 18 October 2100 at 04:06.

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 1245 / 2198

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 1245 of Meeus index or 2198 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.38 days

Length of current 1245 lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 13 minutes. It is 1 minute longer than next lunation 1246 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 31 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 38 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠320.8°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠320.8°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠340.4°. 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 after apogee

4 days after point of apogee on 22 September 2100 at 16:20 in ♉ Taurus. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 7 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 4 October 2100 at 21:58 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 393 291 km

Moon is 393 291 km (244 380 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 7 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 359 240 km (223 221 mi).

Moon before descending node

10 days after its ascending node on 17 September 2100 at 01:56 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 4 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 1 October 2100 at 12:43 in ♍ Virgo.

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Draconic month

10 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

1 day after previous North standstill on 26 September 2100 at 01:39 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.300°. Next 11 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.233° in the next southern standstill on 8 October 2100 at 20:58 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 6 days

After 6 days on 3 October 2100 at 18:03 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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