Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 14 January 2090 Saturday is Waxing Gibbous, 13 days young Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2090 | January 2090

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

Waxing Gibbous 96% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 96% and growing larger. The 13 days young Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

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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 9 January 2090 at 01:21.

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 is entering ♋ Cancer

Moon is passing first ∠2° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1930"

Lunar disc appears visually 1% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1930" and ∠1951".

Wolf Moon after 1 day

Next Full Moon is the Wolf Moon of January 2090 after 1 day on 16 January 2090 at 03:02.

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 1113 / 2066

The Moon is 13 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1113 of Meeus index or 2066 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.78 days

Length of current 1113 lunation is 29 days, 18 hours and 37 minutes. It is 35 minutes shorter than next lunation 1114 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 53 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 10 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠135.1°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠135.1°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠163.9°. 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

9 days after point of apogee on 4 January 2090 at 23:25 in ♒ Aquarius. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 2 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 17 January 2090 at 04:55 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 371 338 km

Moon is 371 338 km (230 739 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 2 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 358 708 km (222 891 mi).

Moon before ascending node

6 days after its descending node on 7 January 2090 at 17:09 in ♓ Pisces, 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 20 January 2090 at 12:25 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 in northern standstill

At 07:41 on this date the Moon is meeting its North standstill point, when it will reach northern declination of ∠18.390°. Next 12 days the lunar orbit will move in opposite southward direction to face South declination of ∠-18.339° in its southern standstill point on 27 January 2090 at 04:34 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day on 16 January 2090 at 03:02 in ♋ Cancer, 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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