Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 28 January 2089 Friday is Waning Gibbous, 17 days old Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2089 | January 2089

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

Waning Gibbous 94% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 94% and getting smaller. The 17 days old Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

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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 26 January 2089 at 11:25.

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 ♍ Virgo

Moon is passing about ∠8° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1938"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1938" and ∠1948".

Wolf Moon before 2 days

Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2089 after 27 days on 24 February 2089 at 22:05.

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 1101 / 2054

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 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

2 days 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 9 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 369 835 km

Moon is 369 835 km (229 805 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 9 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 252 km (252 433 mi).

Moon before ascending node

9 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 3 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

23 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

4 days after previous North standstill on 23 January 2089 at 16:28 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.817°. Next 8 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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Syzygy in 13 days

After 13 days on 10 February 2089 at 15:16 in ♒ Aquarius, 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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