Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 19 October 2057 Friday is Waning Gibbous, 21 days old Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2057 | October 2057

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

Waning Gibbous 61% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 61% and getting smaller. The 21 days old Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

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Moon phase and lunation details

6 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 6 days on 12 October 2057 at 15:01.

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 ♋ Cancer

Moon is passing about ∠14° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1769"

Lunar disc appears visually 8.6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1769" and ∠1927".

Hunter Moon before 6 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2057 after 22 days on 11 November 2057 at 06:24.

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 714 / 1667

The Moon is 21 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 714 of Meeus index or 1667 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.47 days

Length of current 714 lunation is 29 days, 11 hours and 19 minutes. It is 16 minutes longer than next lunation 715 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 25 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 44 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠291.1°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠291.1°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠318.8°. 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 apogee

1 day after point of apogee on 18 October 2057 at 22:29 in ♋ Cancer. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 11 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 30 October 2057 at 17:10 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Distance to Moon 405 228 km

Moon is 405 228 km (251 797 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 11 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 364 513 km (226 498 mi).

Moon after ascending node

1 day after its ascending node on 17 October 2057 at 23:41 in ♊ Gemini, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 12 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 31 October 2057 at 13:39 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Draconic month

1 day after beginning of current draconic month in ♊ Gemini, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon in northern standstill

At 06:50 on this date the Moon is meeting its North standstill point, when it will reach northern declination of ∠24.312°. Next 13 days the lunar orbit will move in opposite southward direction to face South declination of ∠-24.406° in its southern standstill point on 1 November 2057 at 16:37 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 8 days

After 8 days on 28 October 2057 at 03:19 in ♏ Scorpio, 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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