Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 3 January 2075 Thursday is Waning Gibbous, 15 days old Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2075 | January 2075

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

Waning Gibbous 99% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 99% and getting smaller. The 15 days old Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

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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 2 January 2075 at 09:39.

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 ∠25° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1791"

Lunar disc appears visually 8.6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1791" and ∠1951".

Wolf Moon before 1 day

Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2075 after 28 days on 1 February 2075 at 04:13.

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 927 / 1880

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 927 of Meeus index or 1880 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.47 days

Length of current 927 lunation is 29 days, 11 hours and 17 minutes. It is 47 minutes shorter than next lunation 928 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 27 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 42 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠7.7°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠7.7°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠24.6°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep increasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of apogee (∠180°).

Moon after apogee

3 days after point of apogee on 30 December 2074 at 16:12 in ♊ Gemini. 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 15 January 2075 at 07:21 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 400 218 km

Moon is 400 218 km (248 684 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 11 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 360 371 km (223 924 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♋ Cancer at 08:42 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 13 days to meet descending node on 16 January 2075 at 13:41 in ♑ Capricorn.

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New draconic month

At 08:42 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.


Moon after northern standstill

1 day after previous North standstill on 2 January 2075 at 09:48 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠21.829°. Next 12 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-21.820° in the next southern standstill on 15 January 2075 at 19:15 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 13 days

After 13 days on 16 January 2075 at 18:37 in ♑ Capricorn, 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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