Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 7 October 2041 Monday is Waxing Gibbous, 12 days young Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2041 | October 2041

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

Waxing Gibbous 93% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 93% and growing larger. The 12 days young Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

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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 3 October 2041 at 03:33.

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 ∠13° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1973"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.7% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1973" and ∠1920".

Hunter Moon after 2 days

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2041 after 2 days on 9 October 2041 at 18:03.

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 516 / 1469

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 516 of Meeus index or 1469 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.7 days

Length of current 516 lunation is 29 days, 16 hours and 49 minutes. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2041. It is 43 minutes longer than next lunation 517 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 5 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 58 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠200.1°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠200.1°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠229.1°. 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

14 days after point of apogee on 23 September 2041 at 04:59 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next day, until it get to the point of next perigee on 8 October 2041 at 12:08 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 363 300 km

Moon is 363 300 km (225 744 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 359 445 km (223 349 mi).

Moon before ascending node

9 days after its descending node on 28 September 2041 at 03:42 in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 3 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 11 October 2041 at 01:30 in ♉ Taurus.

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Draconic month

23 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

4 days after previous South standstill on 2 October 2041 at 19:54 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-27.789°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠27.830° in the next northern standstill on 15 October 2041 at 10:36 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 2 days

After 2 days on 9 October 2041 at 18:03 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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