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Moon phase on 26 January 2089 Wednesday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2089 | January 2089

Full Moon phase
Full Moon phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Full Moon 100% illuminated

Full Moon is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 100%. The 15 days old Moon is in ♌ Leo.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 26 January 2089 at 11:25 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at sunset and sets at sunrise. It is visible all night and it is high in the sky around midnight.

Moon in ♌ Leo

Moon is passing about ∠8° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1967"

Lunar disc appears visually 1% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1967" and ∠1948".

It is Wolf Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Wolf of January 2089.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Spring tide

There is high Full Moon ocean tide on this date. Combined Sun and Moon gravitational tidal force working on Earth is strong, because of the Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy alignment.

Lunation 1101 / 2054

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1101 of Meeus index or 2054 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.79 days

Length of current 1101 lunation is 29 days, 18 hours and 58 minutes. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2089. It is 1 hour and 50 minutes longer than next lunation 1102 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 6 hours and 14 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 49 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠185.7°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠185.7°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠211.9°. 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

1 day after point of perigee on 25 January 2089 at 19:36 in ♋ Cancer. 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 7 February 2089 at 10:18 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 364 395 km

Moon is 364 395 km (226 425 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 11 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 252 km (252 433 mi).

Moon before ascending node

7 days after its descending node on 19 January 2089 at 04:30 in ♈ Aries, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 5 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 31 January 2089 at 14:33 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

21 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

2 days after previous North standstill on 23 January 2089 at 16:28 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.817°. Next 10 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.740° in the next southern standstill on 5 February 2089 at 19:19 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy

The Moon is in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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