Waxing Crescent Moon 3 September 2021 by Keith R Wahl, Made From RI Gallery

September 03, 2021  •  Leave a Comment

Waxing Crescent Moon 3 September 2021

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Waxing Crescent Moon 3 September 2021 DSCN1197Waxing Crescent Moon 3 September 2021During this part of the Moon cycle, the Moon is getting closer to the Sun as viewed from Earth and the night side of the Moon is facing the Earth with only a small edge of the Moon being illuminated. This phase is best viewed an hour or 2 before the sunrise. Phase: Waning Crescent Illumination: 14% Moon Age: 25.98 days Moon Angle: 0.50 Moon Distance: 396,195.43 km Sun Angle: 0.53 Sun Distance: 150,870,519.44 km

During this part of the Moon cycle, the Moon is getting closer to the Sun as viewed from Earth and the night side of the Moon is facing the Earth with only a small edge of the Moon being illuminated. This phase is best viewed an hour or 2 before sunrise.

Phase: Waning Crescent
Illumination: 14%
Moon Age: 25.98 days
Moon Angle: 0.50
Moon Distance: 396,195.43 km
Sun Angle: 0.53
Sun Distance: 150,870,519.44 km

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