Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 28 March 2092 Friday is Waning Gibbous, 20 days old Moon is in Sagittarius.

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Lunar calendar 2092 | March 2092

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

Waning Gibbous 71% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 71% and getting smaller. The 20 days old Moon is in ♐ Sagittarius.

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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 23 March 2092 at 17:15.

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 ♐ Sagittarius

Moon is passing about ∠14° of ♐ Sagittarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1969"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.4% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1969" and ∠1921".

Worm Moon before 4 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2092 after 24 days on 22 April 2092 at 02:29.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 30 March 2092 at 08:21
  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 6 April 2092 at 21:41
  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 15 April 2092 at 01:54
  • Full Moon in Scorpio ♏ on 22 April 2092 at 02:29

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 1140 / 2093

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 1140 of Meeus index or 2093 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.66 days

Length of current 1140 lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 45 minutes. It is 13 minutes shorter than next lunation 1141 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 1 minute longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 2 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠106.4°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠106.4°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠140.8°. 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 after perigee

2 days after point of perigee on 25 March 2092 at 19:17 in ♎ Libra. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 13 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 10 April 2092 at 15:02 in ♉ Taurus.

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Distance to Moon 364 111 km

Moon is 364 111 km (226 248 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 13 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 857 km (252 188 mi).

Moon before descending node

7 days after its ascending node on 20 March 2092 at 18:51 in ♌ Leo, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 4 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 2 April 2092 at 11:01 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Draconic month

7 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

11 days after previous North standstill on 17 March 2092 at 07:54 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠19.509°. Next day the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-19.597° in the next southern standstill on 30 March 2092 at 05:01 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 9 days

After 9 days on 6 April 2092 at 21:41 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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