Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 3 October 2036 Friday is Waxing Gibbous, 13 days young Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2036 | October 2036

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

Waxing Gibbous 96% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 96% 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 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 ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing about ∠19° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1782"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.4% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1782" and ∠1918".

Hunter Moon after 1 day

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2036 after 1 day on 5 October 2036 at 10:15.

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 454 / 1407

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 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 after apogee

2 days after point of apogee on 30 September 2036 at 13:16 in ♒ Aquarius. 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 16 October 2036 at 12:04 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 402 228 km

Moon is 402 228 km (249 933 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 13 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 365 813 km (227 306 mi).

Moon after descending node

2 days after its descending node on 30 September 2036 at 17:36 in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 11 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 14 October 2036 at 12:21 in ♌ Leo.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon after southern standstill

5 days after previous South standstill on 27 September 2036 at 16:26 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-20.031°. Next 8 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 1 day

After 1 day 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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