Last Quarter on

Moon phase on 13 December 2090 Wednesday is Last Quarter, 21 days old Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2090 | December 2090

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

Last Quarter 58% illuminated

Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 58% and getting smaller. The 21 days old Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 14 December 2090 at 04:25 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 ♍ Virgo

Moon is passing about ∠13° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1966"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.9% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1966" and ∠1949".

Wolf Moon after 23 days

Next Full Moon is the Wolf Moon of January 2091 after 23 days on 5 January 2091 at 15:50.

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 1124 / 2077

The Moon is 21 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1124 of Meeus index or 2077 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.53 days

Length of current 1124 lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 41 minutes. It is 2 hours and 21 minutes shorter than next lunation 1125 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 6 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠39°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠39°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠65.8°. 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

12 days after point of apogee on 30 November 2090 at 20:42 in ♓ Pisces. 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 16 December 2090 at 06:21 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 364 560 km

Moon is 364 560 km (226 527 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 2 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 369 401 km (229 535 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♍ Virgo at 16:31 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 13 days to meet descending node on 26 December 2090 at 22:11 in ♓ Pisces.

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New draconic month

At 16:31 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.


Moon after northern standstill

5 days after previous North standstill on 8 December 2090 at 10:26 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.615°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.635° in the next southern standstill on 21 December 2090 at 09:02 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 7 days

After 7 days on 21 December 2090 at 01:29 in ♐ Sagittarius, 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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