Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 14 September 2027 Tuesday is Waxing Gibbous, 13 days young Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2027 | September 2027

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

Waxing Gibbous 98% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 98% and growing larger. The 13 days young Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

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Moon phase and lunation details

6 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 6 days on 7 September 2027 at 18:31.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the afternoon and sets after midnight to early morning. It is visible to the southeast in early evening and it is up for most of the night.

Moon in ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing about ∠5° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1777"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.1% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1777" and ∠1908".

Harvest Moon after 1 day

Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2027 after 1 day on 15 September 2027 at 23:04.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Moderate tide

There is medium ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at very acute angle, so their combined tidal force is moderate.

Lunation 342 / 1295

The Moon is 13 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 342 of Meeus index or 1295 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.37 days

Length of current 342 lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 55 minutes. It is 2 hours and 5 minutes shorter than next lunation 343 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 49 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 20 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠18.2°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠18.2°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠36.7°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep increasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of apogee (∠180°).

Moon after apogee

2 days after point of apogee on 11 September 2027 at 23:39 in ♑ Capricorn. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 13 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 27 September 2027 at 20:12 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 403 282 km

Moon is 403 282 km (250 588 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 13 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 363 455 km (225 840 mi).

Moon after ascending node

2 days after its ascending node on 12 September 2027 at 11:26 in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 11 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 26 September 2027 at 06:04 in ♌ Leo.

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Draconic month

2 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

6 days after previous South standstill on 8 September 2027 at 08:57 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-27.122°. Next 8 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠27.015° in the next northern standstill on 22 September 2027 at 20:33 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day on 15 September 2027 at 23:04 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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