Crescent ♌ Leo
Moon phase on 11 September 2088 Saturday is Waning Crescent, 25 days old Moon is in Leo.Share this page: twitter facebook linkedin
Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 3 days on 8 September 2088 at 06:43.
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 passing first ∠3° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 2.7% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1958" and ∠1907".
Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2088 after 19 days on 30 September 2088 at 15:25.
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 25 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1096 of Meeus index or 2049 from Brown series.
Length of current 1096 lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 42 minutes. It is 3 hours shorter than next lunation 1097 length.
Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 2 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 7 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠37.4°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠62.5°. 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°).
1 day after point of perigee on 10 September 2088 at 15:52 in ♋ Cancer. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 11 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 23 September 2088 at 00:05 in ♑ Capricorn.
Moon is 366 000 km (227 422 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 11 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 239 km (251 182 mi).
6 days after its descending node on 4 September 2088 at 19:26 in ♈ Aries, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 6 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 17 September 2088 at 16:44 in ♎ Libra.
21 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.
2 days after previous North standstill on 8 September 2088 at 17:54 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.985°. Next 10 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.905° in the next southern standstill on 22 September 2088 at 04:47 in ♐ Sagittarius.
After 3 days on 15 September 2088 at 01:58 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.