Crescent ♏ Scorpio
Moon phase on 7 September 2070 Sunday is Waxing Crescent, 3 days young Moon is in Libra.Share this page: twitter facebook linkedin
Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 2 days on 4 September 2070 at 18:29.
Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.
Moon is passing about ∠19° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 4.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1820" and ∠1905".
Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2070 after 12 days on 20 September 2070 at 07:47.
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.
The Moon is 3 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 874 of Meeus index or 1827 from Brown series.
Length of current 874 lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 33 minutes. It is 3 hours and 8 minutes shorter than next lunation 875 length.
Length of current synodic month is 11 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 58 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠66.1°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠100.2°. 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°).
7 days after point of perigee on 30 August 2070 at 22:39 in ♊ Gemini. 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 12 September 2070 at 12:02 in ♐ Sagittarius.
Moon is 393 746 km (244 662 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 5 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 226 km (251 174 mi).
Moon is in ascending node in ♎ Libra at 08:29 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 14 days to meet descending node on 21 September 2070 at 16:24 in ♈ Aries.
At 08:29 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.
8 days after previous North standstill on 30 August 2070 at 07:55 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.509°. Next 5 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.435° in the next southern standstill on 13 September 2070 at 00:50 in ♑ Capricorn.
After 12 days on 20 September 2070 at 07:47 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.