Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 5 September 2041 Thursday is Waxing Gibbous, 9 days young Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2041 | September 2041

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

Waxing Gibbous 69% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 69% and growing larger. The 9 days young Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 1 day on 3 September 2041 at 17:19.

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 ♑ Capricorn

Moon is passing about ∠6° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1918"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.7% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1918" and ∠1904".

Harvest Moon after 4 days

Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2041 after 4 days on 10 September 2041 at 09:24.

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 515 / 1468

The Moon is 9 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 515 of Meeus index or 1468 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.68 days

Length of current 515 lunation is 29 days, 16 hours and 25 minutes. It is 24 minutes shorter than next lunation 516 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 41 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 22 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠176.4°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠176.4°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠200.1°. 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 perigee

9 days after point of apogee on 27 August 2041 at 02:03 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 4 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 10 September 2041 at 02:12 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 373 802 km

Moon is 373 802 km (232 270 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 4 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 357 004 km (221 832 mi).

Moon after descending node

4 days after its descending node on 1 September 2041 at 00:51 in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 8 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 13 September 2041 at 16:25 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

19 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon in southern standstill

At 12:54 on this date the Moon is meeting its South standstill point, when it will reach southern declination of ∠-27.620°. Next 12 days the lunar orbit will move in opposite northward direction to face North declination of ∠27.700° in its northern standstill point on 18 September 2041 at 03:03 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 4 days

After 4 days on 10 September 2041 at 09:24 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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