Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 20 October 2092 Monday is Waning Gibbous, 19 days old Moon is in Gemini.

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Lunar calendar 2092 | October 2092

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

Waning Gibbous 78% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 78% and getting smaller. The 19 days old Moon is in ♊ Gemini.

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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 15 October 2092 at 10:25.

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 ♊ Gemini

Moon is passing about ∠24° of ♊ Gemini tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1768"

Lunar disc appears visually 8.7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1768" and ∠1928".

Hunter Moon before 5 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2092 after 24 days on 14 November 2092 at 03:04.

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 1147 / 2100

The Moon is 19 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1147 of Meeus index or 2100 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.43 days

Length of current 1147 lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 13 minutes. It is 6 minutes longer than next lunation 1148 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 31 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 38 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠312.2°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠312.2°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠334°. 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 in apogee

Moon is reaching point of apogee on this date at 09:17, this is 15 days after last perigee on 4 October 2092 at 11:15 in ♏ Scorpio. Lunar orbit is starting to get closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth for 11 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next perigee on 1 November 2092 at 08:57 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Distance to Moon 405 238 km

This apogee Moon is 405 238 km (251 803 mi) away from Earth. It is 170 km farther than the mean apogee distance, but it is still 1 471 km closer than the farthest apogee of 21st century.

Moon before ascending node

10 days after its descending node on 9 October 2092 at 23:54 in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 3 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 24 October 2092 at 08:18 in ♌ Leo.

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Draconic month

23 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

12 days after previous South standstill on 7 October 2092 at 16:31 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-20.361°. Next day the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠20.498° in the next northern standstill on 21 October 2092 at 20:05 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 10 days

After 10 days on 30 October 2092 at 19:28 in ♏ Scorpio, 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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