Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 30 September 2036 Tuesday is Waxing Gibbous, 10 days young Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2036 | September 2036

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

Waxing Gibbous 79% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 79% and growing larger. The 10 days young Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 3 days on 27 September 2036 at 06:12.

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 ♒ Aquarius

Moon is passing about ∠13° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1768"

Lunar disc appears visually 8.1% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1768" and ∠1917".

Hunter Moon after 4 days

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2036 after 4 days on 5 October 2036 at 10:15.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Neap tide

There is low ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at big angle, so their combined tidal force is weak.

Lunation 454 / 1407

The Moon is 10 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 454 of Meeus index or 1407 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.42 days

Length of current 454 lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 58 minutes. It is 2 hours and 26 minutes shorter than next lunation 455 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 46 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 23 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠25.8°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠25.8°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠46.7°. 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 in apogee

Moon is reaching point of apogee on this date at 13:16, this is 12 days after last perigee on 18 September 2036 at 12:38 in ♍ Virgo. Lunar orbit is starting to get closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth for 16 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next perigee on 16 October 2036 at 12:04 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 404 995 km

This apogee Moon is 404 995 km (251 652 mi) away from Earth. It is 413 km farther than the mean apogee distance, but it is still 1 714 km closer than the farthest apogee of 21st century.

Moon in descending node

Moon is in descending node in ♒ Aquarius at 17:36 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from North to South. Moon will follow the southern part of its orbit for the next 14 days to meet ascending node on 14 October 2036 at 12:21 in ♌ Leo.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon after southern standstill

2 days after previous South standstill on 27 September 2036 at 16:26 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-20.031°. Next 11 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠20.162° in the next northern standstill on 12 October 2036 at 00:39 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 4 days

After 4 days on 5 October 2036 at 10:15 in ♈ Aries, 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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