Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 11 May 2036 Sunday is Waning Gibbous, 16 days old Moon is in Sagittarius.

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Lunar calendar 2036 | May 2036

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

Waning Gibbous 99% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 99% and getting smaller. The 16 days old Moon is in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 1 day on 10 May 2036 at 08:09.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the evening and sets in the morning. It is visible to the southwest and it is high in the sky after midnight.

Moon in ♐ Sagittarius

Moon is passing about ∠5° of ♐ Sagittarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1816"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1816" and ∠1899".

Flower Moon before 1 day

Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2036 after 28 days on 8 June 2036 at 21:02.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 18 May 2036 at 08:39
  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 25 May 2036 at 19:17
  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 1 June 2036 at 11:34
  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 8 June 2036 at 21:02

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 449 / 1402

The Moon is 16 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 449 of Meeus index or 1402 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.41 days

Length of current 449 lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 44 minutes. It is 1 hour and 51 minutes longer than next lunation 450 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 9 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠292.8°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠292.8°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠318.9°. 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 before apogee

10 days after point of perigee on 1 May 2036 at 08:26 in ♋ Cancer. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 5 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 16 May 2036 at 12:41 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 394 724 km

Moon is 394 724 km (245 270 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 5 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 366 km (251 261 mi).

Moon before descending node

7 days after its ascending node on 3 May 2036 at 21:32 in ♌ Leo, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 6 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 17 May 2036 at 18:30 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Draconic month

7 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♌ Leo, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

10 days after previous North standstill on 30 April 2036 at 19:06 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠19.658°. Next 2 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-19.758° in the next southern standstill on 14 May 2036 at 05:17 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 14 days

After 14 days on 25 May 2036 at 19:17 in ♉ Taurus, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.

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