Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 25 October 2086 Friday is Waning Gibbous, 18 days old Moon is in Gemini.

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Lunar calendar 2086 | October 2086

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 22 October 2086 at 09:56.

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 ∠15° of ♊ Gemini tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1923"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.4% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1923" and ∠1930".

Hunter Moon before 3 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2086 after 26 days on 20 November 2086 at 20:12.

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 1073 / 2026

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 1073 of Meeus index or 2026 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.75 days

Length of current 1073 lunation is 29 days, 17 hours and 57 minutes. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2086. It is 3 minutes longer than next lunation 1074 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 13 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 50 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠181.4°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠181.4°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠206.3°. 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 perigee

3 days after point of perigee on 21 October 2086 at 22:00 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 9 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 3 November 2086 at 17:53 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 372 650 km

Moon is 372 650 km (231 554 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 9 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 226 km (252 417 mi).

Moon after descending node

1 day after its descending node on 24 October 2086 at 18:13 in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 13 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 8 November 2086 at 03:04 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Draconic month

13 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is moving from the middle to the last part of it.

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Moon in northern standstill

At 17:01 on this date the Moon is meeting its North standstill point, when it will reach northern declination of ∠21.669°. Next 14 days the lunar orbit will move in opposite southward direction to face South declination of ∠-21.623° in its southern standstill point on 9 November 2086 at 06:12 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 11 days

After 11 days on 6 November 2086 at 11:53 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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