Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 19 May 2075 Sunday is Waxing Crescent, 4 days young Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2075 | May 2075

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

Waxing Crescent 18% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 18% and growing larger. The 4 days young Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 4 days on 14 May 2075 at 23:22.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.

Moon in ♋ Cancer

Moon is passing about ∠18° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1772"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.8% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1772" and ∠1896".

Flower Moon after 10 days

Next Full Moon is the Flower Moon of May 2075 after 10 days on 30 May 2075 at 02:38.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 23 May 2075 at 03:57
  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 30 May 2075 at 02:38
  • Last Quarter in Pisces ♓ on 5 June 2075 at 18:00
  • New Moon in Gemini ♊ on 13 June 2075 at 14:39

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 932 / 1885

The Moon is 4 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 932 of Meeus index or 1885 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.64 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 17 minutes. It is 15 minutes shorter than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to increasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at apogee (∠180°).

Lunation length longer than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 2 hours and 33 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 4 hours and 30 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠145.4°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠145.4°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠170.5°.

Moon after apogee

1 day after point of apogee on 18 May 2075 at 08:43 in ♋ Cancer. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 11 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 30 May 2075 at 22:32 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Distance to Moon 404 518 km

The Moon is 404 518 km (251 356 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 11 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 358 250 km (222 606 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♋ Cancer at 06:26 crossing the ecliptic from South to North to meet descending node 12 days later on 1 June 2075 at 11:59 in ♑ Capricorn.

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New draconic month

At 06:26 the Moon completes the previous draconic month and enters the new one.

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Moon after northern standstill

1 day since the previous standstill on 18 May 2075 at 23:38 in ♋ Cancer when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠22.600°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 12 days to face maximum declination of ∠-22.636° at the point of next southern standstill on 1 June 2075 at 07:35 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 10 days

In 10 days on 30 May 2075 at 02:38 in ♐ Sagittarius the Moon is going to be in a Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and thus forming the next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy alignment.

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