Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 14 September 2057 Friday is Waning Gibbous, 16 days old Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2057 | September 2057

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

Waning Gibbous 98% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 98% and getting smaller. The 16 days old Moon is in ♈ Aries.

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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 13 September 2057 at 02:53.

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 ♈ Aries

Moon is passing about ∠10° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1855"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.8% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1855" and ∠1908".

Harvest Moon before 1 day

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2057 after 28 days on 12 October 2057 at 15:01.

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 713 / 1666

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 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

5 days 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 6 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 386 328 km

Moon is 386 328 km (240 053 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 6 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 133 km (251 117 mi).

Moon before ascending node

7 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 6 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

20 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

6 days after previous South standstill on 8 September 2057 at 05:28 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-23.933°. Next 7 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 14 days

After 14 days on 28 September 2057 at 16:00 in ♍ Virgo, 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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