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Moon phase on 2 January 2092 Wednesday is Last Quarter, 22 days old Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2092 | January 2092

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

Last Quarter 49% illuminated

Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 49% and getting smaller. The 22 days old Moon is in ♎ Libra.

* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 2 January 2092 at 09:07 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 ♎ Libra

Moon is passing about ∠14° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1956"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.3% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1956" and ∠1951".

Wolf Moon after 22 days

Next Full Moon is the Wolf Moon of January 2092 after 22 days on 24 January 2092 at 14:55.

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 1137 / 2090

The Moon is 22 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last 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 perigee

12 days after point of apogee on 21 December 2091 at 10:59 in ♉ Taurus. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 4 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 6 January 2092 at 12:22 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Distance to Moon 366 371 km

Moon is 366 371 km (227 652 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 4 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 364 495 km (226 487 mi).

Moon after ascending node

3 days after its ascending node on 29 December 2091 at 20:00 in ♌ Leo, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 9 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 11 January 2092 at 13:52 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before southern standstill

7 days after previous North standstill on 26 December 2091 at 05:43 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠19.486°. Next 5 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-19.466° in the next southern standstill on 8 January 2092 at 08:40 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 6 days

After 6 days on 9 January 2092 at 01:37 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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