Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 3 January 2092 Thursday is Waning Crescent, 23 days old Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2092 | January 2092

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

Waning Crescent 37% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 37% and getting smaller. The 23 days old Moon is in ♎ Libra.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 1 day on 2 January 2092 at 09:07.

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 in ♎ Libra

Moon is leaving the last ∠2° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♏ Scorpio later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1968"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.8% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1968" and ∠1951".

Wolf Moon after 21 days

Next Full Moon is the Wolf Moon of January 2092 after 21 days on 24 January 2092 at 14:55.

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 1137 / 2090

The Moon is 23 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1137 of Meeus index or 2090 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.49 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 11 hours and 43 minutes. It is 1 hour and 43 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 1 minute shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 5 hours and 8 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠20.8°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠20.8°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠40.9°.

Moon before apogee

13 days after point of apogee on 21 December 2091 at 10:59 in ♉ Taurus. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 3 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 6 January 2092 at 12:22 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Distance to Moon 364 310 km

The Moon is 364 310 km (226 372 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 3 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 364 495 km (226 487 mi).

Moon after ascending node

4 days after ascending node on 29 December 2091 at 20:00 in ♌ Leo. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 8 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 11 January 2092 at 13:52 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Draconic month

4 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♌ Leo, 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 December 2091 at 05:43 in ♋ Cancer when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠19.486°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 4 days to face maximum declination of ∠-19.466° at the point of next southern standstill on 8 January 2092 at 08:40 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 5 days

In 5 days on 9 January 2092 at 01:37 in ♑ Capricorn 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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