Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 11 September 2082 Friday is Waning Gibbous, 18 days old Moon is in Taurus.

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Lunar calendar 2082 | September 2082

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

Waning Gibbous 84% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 84% and getting smaller. The 18 days old Moon is in ♉ Taurus.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 4 days on 7 September 2082 at 04:30.

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 ♉ Taurus

Moon is passing about ∠7° of ♉ Taurus tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1769"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1769" and ∠1907".

Harvest Moon before 4 days

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2082 after 25 days on 6 October 2082 at 20:48.

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 1022 / 1975

The Moon is 18 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1022 of Meeus index or 1975 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.37 days

Length of current 1022 lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 46 minutes. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2082. It is 1 minute shorter than next lunation 1023 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 58 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 11 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠323.3°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠323.3°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠342.2°. 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 in apogee

Moon is reaching point of apogee on this date at 03:35, this is 15 days after last perigee on 26 August 2082 at 07:48 in ♎ Libra. Lunar orbit is starting to get closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth for 11 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next perigee on 23 September 2082 at 11:21 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 405 686 km

This apogee Moon is 405 686 km (252 082 mi) away from Earth. It is 278 km farther than the mean apogee distance, but it is still 1 023 km closer than the farthest apogee of 21st century.

Moon after ascending node

5 days after its ascending node on 5 September 2082 at 17:31 in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 8 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 20 September 2082 at 04:04 in ♌ Leo.

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Draconic month

5 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon before northern standstill

10 days after previous South standstill on 31 August 2082 at 22:20 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-27.941°. Next 4 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠27.890° in the next northern standstill on 15 September 2082 at 12:03 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 10 days

After 10 days on 22 September 2082 at 10:04 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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