Quarter ♏ Scorpio
Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 53% and getting smaller. The 21 days old Moon is in ♎ Libra.
* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 22 January 2090 at 18:38 UTC.
Moon rises at midnight and sets at noon. It is visible to the south in the morning.
Lunar disc appears visually 1.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1920" and ∠1949".
Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2090 after 23 days on 14 February 2090 at 13:39.
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.
The Moon is 21 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1113 of Meeus index or 2066 from Brown series.
Length of current 1113 lunation is 29 days, 18 hours and 37 minutes. It is 35 minutes shorter than next lunation 1114 length.
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.
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°).
5 days after point of perigee on 17 January 2090 at 04:55 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 9 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 1 February 2090 at 09:55 in ♓ Pisces.
Moon is 373 329 km (231 976 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 9 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 433 km (252 546 mi).
1 day after its ascending node on 20 January 2090 at 12:25 in ♎ Libra, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 12 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 3 February 2090 at 19:04 in ♓ Pisces.
1 day after beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.
8 days after previous North standstill on 14 January 2090 at 07:41 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.390°. Next 4 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.339° in the next southern standstill on 27 January 2090 at 04:34 in ♐ Sagittarius.
After 8 days on 30 January 2090 at 14:34 in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.