Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 9 April 2091 Monday is Waning Gibbous, 20 days old Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2091 | April 2091

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

Waning Gibbous 64% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 64% and getting smaller. The 20 days old Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 5 days on 4 April 2091 at 01:31.

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 is entering ♑ Capricorn

Moon is passing first ∠4° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1895"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.1% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1895" and ∠1915".

Pink Moon before 5 days

Next Full Moon is the Flower Moon of May 2091 after 23 days on 3 May 2091 at 09:46.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 10 April 2091 at 18:45
  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 18 April 2091 at 21:20
  • First Quarter in Leo ♌ on 26 April 2091 at 18:20
  • Full Moon in Scorpio ♏ on 3 May 2091 at 09:46

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 1128 / 2081

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 1128 of Meeus index or 2081 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.73 days

Length of current 1128 lunation is 29 days, 17 hours and 34 minutes. It is 1 hour and 47 minutes longer than next lunation 1129 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 50 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 13 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠165.8°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠165.8°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠189.5°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep decreasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Moon after perigee

5 days after point of perigee on 4 April 2091 at 03:26 in ♎ Libra. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 8 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 17 April 2091 at 19:25 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 378 239 km

Moon is 378 239 km (235 027 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 8 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 548 km (252 617 mi).

Moon before descending node

7 days after its ascending node on 1 April 2091 at 21:03 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 5 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 14 April 2091 at 19:58 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

7 days 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 in southern standstill

At 13:20 on this date the Moon is meeting its South standstill point, when it will reach southern declination of ∠-18.596°. Next 14 days the lunar orbit will move in opposite northward direction to face North declination of ∠18.701° in its northern standstill point on 24 April 2091 at 07:29 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 9 days

After 9 days on 18 April 2091 at 21:20 in ♈ Aries, 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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