The Moon's Waning Crescent Phase on Sept. 29, 2021

The Waning Crescent Moon phase is the phase of the Moon just before the New Moon. The current Waning Crescent phase began yesterday on September 28, 2021. It will continue until October 6, 2021, when the New Moon will occur. 

The Waning Crescent Moon phase in black and white
The Waning Crescent Moon phase

Waning Crescent Phase

During the Waning Crescent Phase, the visible amount of the Moon's surface, from Earth, decreases from 49.9% to 0.1%. Today, according to, approximately 44.6% of the Moon's surface is visible. Once the last sliver of the Waning Crescent Moon disappears, the New Moon will occur. The Waning Crescent Phase occurs after the Third Quarter Moon and Waning Gibbous Phase.

Photograph taken at 09:28AM, on September 29, 2021, from Syracuse, NY.


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