Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 18 October 2089 Tuesday is Waxing Gibbous, 14 days young Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2089 | October 2089

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

Waxing Gibbous 99% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 99% and growing larger. The 14 days young Moon is in ♈ Aries.

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Moon phase and lunation details

7 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 7 days on 11 October 2089 at 11:22.

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 ♈ Aries

Moon is passing about ∠14° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1814"

Lunar disc appears visually 6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1814" and ∠1927".

Hunter Moon after 1 day

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2089 after 1 day 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 1110 / 2063

The Moon is 14 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1110 of Meeus index or 2063 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.49 days

Length of current 1110 lunation is 29 days, 11 hours and 40 minutes. It is 2 hours and 37 minutes shorter than next lunation 1111 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 4 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 5 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠38.1°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠38.1°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠64.1°. 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 13 October 2089 at 11:47 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 28 October 2089 at 23:05 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 395 124 km

Moon is 395 124 km (245 519 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 10 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 368 917 km (229 234 mi).

Moon in descending node

Moon is in descending node in ♈ Aries at 03:46 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from North to South. Moon will follow the southern part of its orbit for the next 12 days to meet ascending node on 31 October 2089 at 06:06 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

14 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

8 days after previous South standstill on 9 October 2089 at 17:53 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-18.220°. Next 5 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠18.262° in the next northern standstill on 24 October 2089 at 02:33 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day on 19 October 2089 at 13:04 in ♈ Aries, 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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