Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 16 December 2092 Tuesday is Waning Gibbous, 17 days old Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2092 | December 2092

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

Waning Gibbous 94% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 94% and getting smaller. The 17 days old Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 2 days on 13 December 2092 at 21:59.

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 ♋ Cancer

Moon is passing about ∠23° of ♋ Cancer 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 before 2 days

Next Full Moon is the Wolf Moon of January 2093 after 27 days on 12 January 2093 at 17:43.

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 1149 / 2102

The Moon is 17 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1149 of Meeus index or 2102 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.44 days

Length of current 1149 lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 34 minutes. It is 38 minutes shorter than next lunation 1150 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 10 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 59 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠350.8°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠350.8°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠6.2°. 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 apogee

2 days after point of apogee on 14 December 2092 at 04:05 in ♊ Gemini. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 11 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 28 December 2092 at 07:30 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 402 955 km

Moon is 402 955 km (250 385 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 11 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 356 969 km (221 810 mi).

Moon before ascending node

13 days after its descending node on 3 December 2092 at 03:12 in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 17 December 2092 at 11:56 in ♌ Leo.

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Draconic month

26 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 after northern standstill

1 day after previous North standstill on 15 December 2092 at 10:59 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠20.845°. Next 12 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-20.841° in the next southern standstill on 28 December 2092 at 21:41 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 12 days

After 12 days on 28 December 2092 at 16:10 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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