Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 9 September 2057 Sunday is Waxing Gibbous, 11 days young Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2057 | September 2057

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

Waxing Gibbous 84% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 84% and growing larger. The 11 days young Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

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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 6 September 2057 at 07:18.

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 is entering ♑ Capricorn

Moon is passing first ∠0° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1959"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.8% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1959" and ∠1906".

Harvest Moon after 3 days

Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2057 after 3 days on 13 September 2057 at 02:53.

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 713 / 1666

The Moon is 11 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 713 of Meeus index or 1666 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.5 days

Length of current 713 lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 6 minutes. It is 47 minutes longer than next lunation 714 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 38 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 31 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠255.9°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠255.9°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠291.1°. 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 after perigee

1 day after point of perigee on 8 September 2057 at 19:57 in ♑ Capricorn. 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 21 September 2057 at 02:28 in ♋ Cancer.

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Distance to Moon 365 804 km

Moon is 365 804 km (227 300 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 11 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 133 km (251 117 mi).

Moon after descending node

2 days after its descending node on 7 September 2057 at 10:33 in ♑ Capricorn, 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 20 September 2057 at 21:22 in ♊ Gemini.

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Draconic month

15 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♊ Gemini, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

1 day after previous South standstill on 8 September 2057 at 05:28 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-23.933°. Next 12 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠24.051° in the next northern standstill on 21 September 2057 at 22:51 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 3 days

After 3 days on 13 September 2057 at 02:53 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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