Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 16 January 2084 Sunday is Waxing Gibbous, 9 days young Moon is in Taurus.

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Lunar calendar 2084 | January 2084

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

Waxing Gibbous 67% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 67% and growing larger. The 9 days young Moon is in ♉ Taurus.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 1 day on 14 January 2084 at 18:02.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the afternoon and sets after midnight to early morning. It is visible to the southeast in early evening and it is up for most of the night.

Moon in ♉ Taurus

Moon is passing about ∠16° of ♉ Taurus tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1788"

Lunar disc appears visually 8.7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1788" and ∠1950".

Wolf Moon after 6 days

Next Full Moon is the Wolf Moon of January 2084 after 6 days on 22 January 2084 at 23:15.

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 1039 / 1992

The Moon is 9 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1039 of Meeus index or 1992 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.48 days

Length of current 1039 lunation is 29 days, 11 hours and 36 minutes. It is 35 minutes shorter than next lunation 1040 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 8 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 1 minute longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠15°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠15°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠33.6°. 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 before apogee

9 days after point of perigee on 6 January 2084 at 20:08 in ♐ Sagittarius. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 2 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 19 January 2084 at 04:48 in ♊ Gemini.

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Distance to Moon 400 857 km

Moon is 400 857 km (249 081 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 2 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 803 km (252 154 mi).

Moon before descending node

7 days after its ascending node on 8 January 2084 at 12:22 in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 6 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 22 January 2084 at 16:11 in ♋ Cancer.

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Draconic month

7 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 before northern standstill

10 days after previous South standstill on 6 January 2084 at 00:01 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-26.325°. Next 2 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠26.337° in the next northern standstill on 19 January 2084 at 11:14 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 6 days

After 6 days on 22 January 2084 at 23:15 in ♋ Cancer, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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