Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 21 January 2035 Sunday is Waxing Gibbous, 12 days young Moon is in Gemini.

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Lunar calendar 2035 | January 2035

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

Waxing Gibbous 92% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 92% and growing larger. The 12 days young Moon is in ♊ Gemini.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 4 days on 17 January 2035 at 04:45.

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 ♊ Gemini

Moon is leaving the last ∠1° of ♊ Gemini tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♋ Cancer later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1967"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.9% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1967" and ∠1950".

Wolf Moon after 2 days

Next Full Moon is the Wolf Moon of January 2035 after 2 days on 23 January 2035 at 20:16.

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 433 / 1386

The Moon is 12 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 433 of Meeus index or 1386 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.72 days

Length of current 433 lunation is 29 days, 17 hours and 19 minutes. It is 2 hours and 32 minutes longer than next lunation 434 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 35 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 28 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠220.5°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠220.5°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠255.7°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep decreasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Moon in perigee

Moon is reaching point of perigee on this date at 18:05, this is 15 days after last apogee on 5 January 2035 at 18:52 in ♏ Scorpio. Lunar orbit is starting to get wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth for 12 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next apogee on 2 February 2035 at 12:48 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Distance to Moon 362 707 km

This perigee Moon is 362 707 km (225 376 mi) away from Earth. It is 199 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 7 649 km farther than the closest perigee of 21st century.

Moon before ascending node

7 days after its descending node on 14 January 2035 at 03:01 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 5 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 26 January 2035 at 19:11 in ♍ Virgo.

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Draconic month

21 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon in northern standstill

At 19:52 on this date the Moon is meeting its North standstill point, when it will reach northern declination of ∠18.494°. Next 14 days the lunar orbit will move in opposite southward direction to face South declination of ∠-18.448° in its southern standstill point on 4 February 2035 at 16:35 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 2 days

After 2 days on 23 January 2035 at 20:16 in ♋ Cancer, 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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