Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 5 October 2089 Wednesday is Waxing Crescent, 2 days young Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2089 | October 2089

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

Waxing Crescent 3% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 3% and growing larger. The 2 days young Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 1 day on 4 October 2089 at 01:15.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon is entering ♏ Scorpio

Moon is passing first ∠2° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1895"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.3% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1895" and ∠1920".

Hunter Moon after 14 days

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2089 after 14 days on 19 October 2089 at 13:04.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Moderate tide

There is medium ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at very acute angle, so their combined tidal force is moderate.

Lunation 1110 / 2063

The Moon is 2 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1110 of Meeus index or 2063 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.49 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 11 hours and 40 minutes. It is 2 hours and 37 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 shorter than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 1 hour and 4 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 5 hours and 5 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠38.1°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠38.1°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠64.1°.

Moon after perigee

3 days after point of perigee on 1 October 2089 at 16:29 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 7 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 13 October 2089 at 11:47 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 378 336 km

The Moon is 378 336 km (235 087 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 7 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 404 603 km (251 409 mi).

Moon after ascending node

1 day after ascending node on 3 October 2089 at 21:22 in ♎ Libra. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 12 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 18 October 2089 at 03:46 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

1 day since the beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.

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Moon before southern standstill

8 days since the previous standstill on 26 September 2089 at 20:57 in ♊ Gemini when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠18.219°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 4 days to face maximum declination of ∠-18.220° at the point of next southern standstill on 9 October 2089 at 17:53 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 14 days

In 14 days on 19 October 2089 at 13:04 in ♈ Aries 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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