Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 17 December 2092 Wednesday is Waning Gibbous, 18 days old Moon is in Leo.

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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 89% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 89% and getting smaller. The 18 days old Moon is in ♌ Leo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 3 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 ♌ Leo

Moon is passing about ∠5° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1790"

Lunar disc appears visually 8.6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1790" and ∠1950".

Cold Moon before 3 days

Next Full Moon is the Wolf Moon of January 2093 after 26 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 18 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

3 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 10 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 400 394 km

Moon is 400 394 km (248 793 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 10 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 356 969 km (221 810 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♌ Leo at 11:56 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 12 days to meet descending node on 30 December 2092 at 11:22 in ♒ Aquarius.

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New draconic month

At 11:56 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.


Moon after northern standstill

2 days after previous North standstill on 15 December 2092 at 10:59 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠20.845°. Next 11 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 11 days

After 11 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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