Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 25 January 2054 Sunday is Waning Gibbous, 16 days old Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2054 | January 2054

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

Waning Gibbous 96% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 96% and getting smaller. The 16 days old Moon is in ♌ Leo.

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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 23 January 2054 at 20:08.

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 ♌ Leo

Moon is leaving the last ∠1° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♍ Virgo later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1963"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.7% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1963" and ∠1949".

Wolf Moon before 1 day

Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2054 after 27 days on 22 February 2054 at 06:46.

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 668 / 1621

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 668 of Meeus index or 1621 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.82 days

Length of current 668 lunation is 29 days, 19 hours and 40 minutes. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2054. It is 1 hour and 8 minutes longer than next lunation 669 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 6 hours and 56 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 7 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠168.6°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠168.6°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠193.2°. 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 after perigee

1 day after point of perigee on 23 January 2054 at 19:38 in ♋ Cancer. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 11 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 6 February 2054 at 06:08 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 365 081 km

Moon is 365 081 km (226 851 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 11 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 527 km (252 604 mi).

Moon before ascending node

12 days after its descending node on 13 January 2054 at 02:36 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 26 January 2054 at 01:32 in ♍ Virgo.

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Draconic month

26 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

3 days after previous North standstill on 21 January 2054 at 23:45 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.720°. Next 9 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.688° in the next southern standstill on 4 February 2054 at 02:34 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 13 days

After 13 days on 7 February 2054 at 18:14 in ♒ Aquarius, 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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