Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 10 January 2091 Wednesday is Waning Gibbous, 20 days old Moon is in Virgo.

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

Waning Gibbous 72% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 72% and getting smaller. The 20 days old Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 4 days on 5 January 2091 at 15:50.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the evening and sets in the morning. It is visible to the southwest and it is high in the sky after midnight.

Moon in ♍ Virgo

Moon is passing about ∠24° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1970"

Lunar disc appears visually 1% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1970" and ∠1951".

Wolf Moon before 4 days

Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2091 after 24 days on 4 February 2091 at 04:46.

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 1125 / 2078

The Moon is 20 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1125 of Meeus index or 2078 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.63 days

Length of current 1125 lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 2 minutes. It is 2 hours and 5 minutes shorter than next lunation 1126 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 18 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 45 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠65.8°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠65.8°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠102°. 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 perigee

1 day after point of perigee on 9 January 2091 at 22:29 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 15 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 25 January 2091 at 14:57 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 363 848 km

Moon is 363 848 km (226 085 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 15 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 798 km (251 530 mi).

Moon after ascending node

1 day after its ascending node on 9 January 2091 at 17:43 in ♍ Virgo, 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 23 January 2091 at 02:24 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

1 day after beginning of current draconic month in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

5 days after previous North standstill on 4 January 2091 at 20:03 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.625°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.589° in the next southern standstill on 17 January 2091 at 18:01 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 9 days

After 9 days on 19 January 2091 at 16:31 in ♑ Capricorn, 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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