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Moon phase on 19 September 2087 Friday is Last Quarter, 22 days old Moon is in Gemini.

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Lunar calendar 2087 | September 2087

Last Quarter phase
Last Quarter phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Last Quarter 49% illuminated

Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 49% and getting smaller. The 22 days old Moon is in ♊ Gemini.

* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 19 September 2087 at 09:23 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at midnight and sets at noon. It is visible to the south in the morning.

Moon in ♊ Gemini

Moon is leaving the last ∠2° of ♊ Gemini tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♋ Cancer later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1954"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.2% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1954" and ∠1911".

Hunter Moon after 22 days

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2087 after 22 days on 12 October 2087 at 02:14.

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 1084 / 2037

The Moon is 22 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1084 of Meeus index or 2037 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.57 days

Length of current 1084 lunation is 29 days, 13 hours and 39 minutes. It is 3 hours and 4 minutes shorter than next lunation 1085 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 55 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 8 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠95.4°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠95.4°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠129.7°. 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 perigee

4 days after point of perigee on 15 September 2087 at 08:02 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 11 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 1 October 2087 at 05:52 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 366 921 km

Moon is 366 921 km (227 994 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 11 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 480 km (251 954 mi).

Moon after descending node

2 days after its descending node on 16 September 2087 at 15:01 in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 10 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 30 September 2087 at 07:30 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Draconic month

16 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

1 day after previous North standstill on 18 September 2087 at 21:42 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠20.239°. Next 13 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-20.134° in the next southern standstill on 3 October 2087 at 03:05 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 7 days

After 7 days on 26 September 2087 at 18:47 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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