Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 17 September 2089 Saturday is Waxing Gibbous, 12 days young Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2089 | September 2089

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

Waxing Gibbous 95% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 95% and growing larger. The 12 days young Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 5 days on 11 September 2089 at 18:01.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the afternoon and sets after midnight to early morning. It is visible to the southeast in early evening and it is up for most of the night.

Moon in ♒ Aquarius

Moon is leaving the last ∠1° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♓ Pisces later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1771"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1771" and ∠1910".

Harvest Moon after 2 days

Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2089 after 2 days on 19 September 2089 at 21:55.

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 1109 / 2062

The Moon is 12 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1109 of Meeus index or 2062 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.39 days

Length of current 1109 lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 17 minutes. It is 2 hours and 23 minutes shorter than next lunation 1110 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 27 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 42 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠19.1°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠19.1°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠38.1°. 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 apogee

1 day after point of apogee on 15 September 2089 at 19:18 in ♒ Aquarius. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 14 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 1 October 2089 at 16:29 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 404 659 km

Moon is 404 659 km (251 443 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 14 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 363 744 km (226 020 mi).

Moon before descending node

11 days after its ascending node on 6 September 2089 at 11:05 in ♎ Libra, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 3 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 20 September 2089 at 20:20 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

11 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

5 days after previous South standstill on 12 September 2089 at 09:44 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-18.244°. Next 9 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠18.219° in the next northern standstill on 26 September 2089 at 20:57 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 2 days

After 2 days on 19 September 2089 at 21:55 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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