Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 28 May 2093 Thursday is Waxing Crescent, 3 days young Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2093 | May 2093

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

Waxing Crescent 9% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 9% and growing larger. The 3 days young Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 3 days on 25 May 2093 at 06:07.

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 ∠14° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1768"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.8% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1768" and ∠1893".

Strawberry Moon after 11 days

Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2093 after 11 days on 9 June 2093 at 10:09.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 2 June 2093 at 10:39
  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 9 June 2093 at 10:09
  • Last Quarter in Pisces ♓ on 16 June 2093 at 01:19
  • New Moon in Gemini ♊ on 23 June 2093 at 21:04

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 1155 / 2108

The Moon is 3 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1155 of Meeus index or 2108 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.62 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 14 hours and 57 minutes. It is 34 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 13 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 4 hours and 50 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠142°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠142°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠167.5°.

Moon at apogee

Moon is at apogee at 21:26. It is 15 days after previous perigee on 13 May 2093 at 03:53 in ♐ Sagittarius. Lunar orbit is going to narrow while the Moon is moving towards the Earth over the next 12 days, until point of next perigee on 10 June 2093 at 08:55 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 405 700 km

This apogee Moon is 405 700 km (252 090 mi) away from Earth. It is 292 km further than the mean apogee distance, but it is still 1 009 km closer than the farthest apogee of 21st century.

Moon before ascending node

12 days after descending node on 15 May 2093 at 15:06 in ♑ Capricorn. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following day, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 29 May 2093 at 14:36 in ♋ Cancer.

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Draconic month

25 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.

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Moon at northern standstill

At 08:03 the Moon is meeting its standstill point to reach North declination of ∠21.600°. Over the next 13 days the lunar orbit is going to extend southward to face maximum declination of ∠-21.625° at the point of next standstill in ♑ Capricorn on 10 June 2093 at 21:56.

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Syzygy in 11 days

In 11 days on 9 June 2093 at 10:09 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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