Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 8 September 2083 Wednesday is Waning Crescent, 26 days old Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2083 | September 2083

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

Waning Crescent 13% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 13% and getting smaller. The 26 days old Moon is in ♌ Leo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 4 days on 4 September 2083 at 06:24.

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 is entering ♌ Leo

Moon is passing first ∠3° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1812"

Lunar disc appears visually 5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1812" and ∠1905".

Harvest Moon after 17 days

Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2083 after 17 days on 25 September 2083 at 23:25.

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 1034 / 1987

The Moon is 26 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1034 of Meeus index or 1987 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.47 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 11 hours and 22 minutes. It is 1 hour and 6 minutes longer than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to decreasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Lunation length shorter than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 1 hour and 22 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 4 hours and 47 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠266.6°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠266.6°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠299.9°.

Moon after apogee

4 days after point of apogee on 3 September 2083 at 22:33 in ♊ Gemini. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 7 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 16 September 2083 at 04:05 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 395 567 km

The Moon is 395 567 km (245 794 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 7 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 368 109 km (228 732 mi).

Moon in descending node

Moon is in descending node in ♌ Leo at 21:09 crossing the ecliptic from North to South to meet ascending node 13 days later on 21 September 2083 at 18:27 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Draconic month

13 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.

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Moon after northern standstill

3 days since the previous standstill on 5 September 2083 at 03:16 in ♊ Gemini when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠26.867°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 10 days to face maximum declination of ∠-26.778° at the point of next southern standstill on 18 September 2083 at 12:28 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 3 days

In 3 days on 12 September 2083 at 00:07 in ♍ Virgo the Moon is going to be in a New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and thus forming the next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.

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