Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 21 May 2094 Friday is Waxing Crescent, 6 days young Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2094 | May 2094

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

Waxing Crescent 42% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 42% and growing larger. The 6 days young Moon is in ♌ Leo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

6 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 6 days on 14 May 2094 at 12:09.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon in ♌ Leo

Moon is passing about ∠21° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1768"

Lunar disc appears visually 7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1768" and ∠1895".

Flower Moon after 8 days

Next Full Moon is the Flower Moon of May 2094 after 8 days on 30 May 2094 at 00:58.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 22 May 2094 at 09:15
  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 30 May 2094 at 00:58
  • Last Quarter in Pisces ♓ on 5 June 2094 at 19:41
  • New Moon in Gemini ♊ on 13 June 2094 at 00:03

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 1167 / 2120

The Moon is 6 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1167 of Meeus index or 2120 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.5 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 11 hours and 54 minutes. It is 1 hour and 39 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 50 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 5 hours and 19 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠74.7°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠74.7°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠109.9°.

Moon at apogee

Moon is at apogee at 19:13. It is 13 days after previous perigee on 8 May 2094 at 13:33 in ♒ Aquarius. 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 2 June 2094 at 22:20 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 404 206 km

This apogee Moon is 404 206 km (251 162 mi) away from Earth. This is the year's closest apogee of 2094. It is 1 202 km further than the mean apogee distance, but it is still 155 km closer than the farthest apogee of 21st century.

Moon after ascending node

3 days after ascending node on 17 May 2094 at 21:46 in ♋ Cancer. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 10 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 1 June 2094 at 01:35 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon after northern standstill

3 days since the previous standstill on 18 May 2094 at 05:10 in ♋ Cancer when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠23.256°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 10 days to face maximum declination of ∠-23.296° at the point of next southern standstill on 1 June 2094 at 08:45 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 8 days

In 8 days on 30 May 2094 at 00:58 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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