Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 14 October 2087 Tuesday is Waning Gibbous, 17 days old Moon is in Taurus.

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Lunar calendar 2087 | October 2087

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

Waning Gibbous 92% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 92% and getting smaller. The 17 days old Moon is in ♉ Taurus.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 2 days on 12 October 2087 at 02:14.

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 ∠25° of ♉ Taurus tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1973"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.5% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1973" and ∠1924".

Hunter Moon before 2 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2087 after 27 days on 10 November 2087 at 12:05.

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 1085 / 2038

The Moon is 17 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1085 of Meeus index or 2038 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.7 days

Length of current 1085 lunation is 29 days, 16 hours and 43 minutes. It is 2 hours and 11 minutes shorter than next lunation 1086 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 59 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 4 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠129.7°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠129.7°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠158.4°. 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

1 day after point of perigee on 13 October 2087 at 09:38 in ♉ Taurus. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 14 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 28 October 2087 at 19:16 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 363 298 km

Moon is 363 298 km (225 743 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 14 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 334 km (252 484 mi).

Moon after descending node

1 day after its descending node on 13 October 2087 at 21:45 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 27 October 2087 at 13:13 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Draconic month

14 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 before northern standstill

11 days after previous South standstill on 3 October 2087 at 03:05 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-20.134°. Next day the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠20.085° in the next northern standstill on 16 October 2087 at 04:13 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 11 days

After 11 days on 26 October 2087 at 11:29 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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