Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 13 May 2093 Wednesday is Waning Gibbous, 17 days old Moon is in Sagittarius.

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Lunar calendar 2093 | May 2093

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

Waning Gibbous 92% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 92% and getting smaller. The 17 days old Moon is in ♐ Sagittarius.

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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 11 May 2093 at 02:17.

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 leaving the last ∠3° of ♐ Sagittarius tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♑ Capricorn later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1969"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.6% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1969" and ∠1898".

Flower Moon before 2 days

Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2093 after 26 days on 9 June 2093 at 10:09.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 17 May 2093 at 17:47
  • New Moon in Gemini ♊ on 25 May 2093 at 06:07
  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 2 June 2093 at 10:39
  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 9 June 2093 at 10:09

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 1154 / 2107

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 1154 of Meeus index or 2107 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.58 days

Length of current 1154 lunation is 29 days, 13 hours and 55 minutes. It is 1 hour and 2 minutes shorter than next lunation 1155 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 11 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 52 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠109.2°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠109.2°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠142°. 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 in perigee

Moon is reaching point of perigee on this date at 03:53, this is 11 days after last apogee on 1 May 2093 at 06:12 in ♋ Cancer. Lunar orbit is starting to get wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth for 15 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next apogee on 28 May 2093 at 21:26 in ♋ Cancer.

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Distance to Moon 362 526 km

This perigee Moon is 362 526 km (225 263 mi) away from Earth. It is 18 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 7 830 km farther than the closest perigee of 21st century.

Moon before descending node

10 days after its ascending node on 2 May 2093 at 12:02 in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 2 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 15 May 2093 at 15:06 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

10 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

12 days after previous North standstill on 1 May 2093 at 00:13 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠21.429°. Next day the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-21.516° in the next southern standstill on 14 May 2093 at 12:06 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 11 days

After 11 days on 25 May 2093 at 06:07 in ♊ Gemini, 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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