Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 1 May 2089 Sunday is Waning Gibbous, 21 days old Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2089 | May 2089

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

Waning Gibbous 62% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 62% and getting smaller. The 21 days old Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

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Moon phase and lunation details

6 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 6 days on 24 April 2089 at 21:22.

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 ♑ Capricorn

Moon is leaving the last ∠2° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♒ Aquarius later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1768"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.4% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1768" and ∠1904".

Pink Moon before 6 days

Next Full Moon is the Flower Moon of May 2089 after 22 days on 24 May 2089 at 10:18.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 2 May 2089 at 19:31
  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 10 May 2089 at 10:03
  • First Quarter in Leo ♌ on 17 May 2089 at 03:01
  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 24 May 2089 at 10:18

Moderate tide

There is medium ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at very acute angle, so their combined tidal force is moderate.

Lunation 1104 / 2057

The Moon is 21 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1104 of Meeus index or 2057 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.47 days

Length of current 1104 lunation is 29 days, 11 hours and 18 minutes. It is 2 hours and 37 minutes longer than next lunation 1105 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 26 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 43 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠280.3°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠280.3°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠310.1°. 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 in apogee

Moon is reaching point of apogee on this date at 17:52, this is 14 days after last perigee on 17 April 2089 at 16:01 in ♋ Cancer. Lunar orbit is starting to get closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth for 12 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next perigee on 13 May 2089 at 16:16 in ♋ Cancer.

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Distance to Moon 404 330 km

This apogee Moon is 404 330 km (251 239 mi) away from Earth. It is 1 078 km farther than the mean apogee distance, but it is still 2 379 km closer than the farthest apogee of 21st century.

Moon before descending node

7 days after its ascending node on 23 April 2089 at 14:43 in ♎ Libra, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 6 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 8 May 2089 at 01:13 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon after southern standstill

2 days after previous South standstill on 28 April 2089 at 19:54 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-18.489°. Next 11 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠18.534° in the next northern standstill on 12 May 2089 at 20:53 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 8 days

After 8 days on 10 May 2089 at 10:03 in ♉ Taurus, 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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