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Moon phase on 27 September 2089 Tuesday is Last Quarter, 22 days old Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2089 | September 2089

Last Quarter phase
Last Quarter phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Last Quarter 49% illuminated

Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 49% and getting smaller. The 22 days old Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 27 September 2089 at 09:15 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at midnight and sets at noon. It is visible to the south in the morning.

Moon in ♋ Cancer

Moon is passing about ∠7° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1952"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.9% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1952" and ∠1915".

Hunter Moon after 22 days

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2089 after 22 days on 19 October 2089 at 13:04.

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 22 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through 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 before perigee

11 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 4 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 367 281 km

Moon is 367 281 km (228 218 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 4 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 363 744 km (226 020 mi).

Moon before ascending node

6 days 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 6 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

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

1 day after previous North standstill on 26 September 2089 at 20:57 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.219°. Next 12 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.220° in the next southern standstill on 9 October 2089 at 17:53 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 6 days

After 6 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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