Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 29 October 2083 Friday is Waning Gibbous, 18 days old Moon is in Gemini.

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Lunar calendar 2083 | October 2083

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

Waning Gibbous 87% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 87% and getting smaller. The 18 days old Moon is in ♊ Gemini.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 3 days on 25 October 2083 at 14:36.

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 ♊ Gemini

Moon is passing about ∠19° of ♊ Gemini tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1768"

Lunar disc appears visually 8.9% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1768" and ∠1932".

Hunter Moon before 3 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2083 after 25 days on 24 November 2083 at 08:23.

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 1036 / 1989

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 1036 of Meeus index or 1989 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.41 days

Length of current 1036 lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 52 minutes. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2083. It is 18 minutes shorter than next lunation 1037 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 52 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 17 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠325°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠325°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠343.6°. 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 11:06, this is 15 days after last perigee on 13 October 2083 at 13:59 in ♏ Scorpio. Lunar orbit is starting to get closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth for 12 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next perigee on 10 November 2083 at 19:25 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 405 765 km

This apogee Moon is 405 765 km (252 131 mi) away from Earth. It is 357 km farther than the mean apogee distance, but it is still 944 km closer than the farthest apogee of 21st century.

Moon before descending node

10 days after its ascending node on 18 October 2083 at 19:32 in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 3 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 2 November 2083 at 04:57 in ♌ Leo.

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Draconic month

10 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon in northern standstill

At 17:47 on this date the Moon is meeting its North standstill point, when it will reach northern declination of ∠26.436°. Next 13 days the lunar orbit will move in opposite southward direction to face South declination of ∠-26.371° in its southern standstill point on 12 November 2083 at 02:36 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 11 days

After 11 days on 9 November 2083 at 20:15 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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