Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 19 December 2091 Wednesday is Waxing Gibbous, 9 days young Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2091 | December 2091

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

Waxing Gibbous 67% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 67% and growing larger. The 9 days young Moon is in ♈ Aries.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 1 day on 17 December 2091 at 17:29.

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 in ♈ Aries

Moon is passing about ∠17° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1779"

Lunar disc appears visually 9.2% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1779" and ∠1950".

Cold Moon after 6 days

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2091 after 6 days on 25 December 2091 at 21:59.

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 1137 / 2090

The Moon is 9 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1137 of Meeus index or 2090 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.49 days

Length of current 1137 lunation is 29 days, 11 hours and 43 minutes. It is 1 hour and 43 minutes shorter than next lunation 1138 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 1 minute shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 8 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠20.8°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠20.8°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠40.9°. 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 apogee

10 days after point of perigee on 9 December 2091 at 08:19 in ♐ Sagittarius. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next day, until it get to the point of next apogee on 21 December 2091 at 10:59 in ♉ Taurus.

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Distance to Moon 402 868 km

Moon is 402 868 km (250 331 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next day until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 544 km (251 993 mi).

Moon after descending node

4 days after its descending node on 15 December 2091 at 07:03 in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 10 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 29 December 2091 at 20:00 in ♌ Leo.

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Draconic month

16 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♌ Leo, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before northern standstill

7 days after previous South standstill on 11 December 2091 at 21:10 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-19.452°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠19.486° in the next northern standstill on 26 December 2091 at 05:43 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 6 days

After 6 days on 25 December 2091 at 21:59 in ♊ Gemini, 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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