Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 21 September 2089 Wednesday is Waning Gibbous, 16 days old Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2089 | September 2089

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

Waning Gibbous 98% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 98% and getting smaller. The 16 days old Moon is in ♈ Aries.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 1 day on 19 September 2089 at 21:55.

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 ♈ Aries

Moon is passing about ∠17° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1824"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1824" and ∠1912".

Harvest Moon before 1 day

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2089 after 28 days on 19 October 2089 at 13:04.

Upcoming main Moon phases

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 1109 / 2062

The Moon is 16 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last 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

5 days 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 10 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 393 041 km

Moon is 393 041 km (244 224 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 10 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 363 744 km (226 020 mi).

Moon after descending node

1 day after its descending node on 20 September 2089 at 20:20 in ♈ Aries, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 12 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 3 October 2089 at 21:22 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

15 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 before northern standstill

9 days after previous South standstill on 12 September 2089 at 09:44 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-18.244°. Next 5 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 12 days

After 12 days on 4 October 2089 at 01:15 in ♎ Libra, 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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