Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 6 October 2093 Tuesday is Waning Gibbous, 16 days old Moon is in Taurus.

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Lunar calendar 2093 | October 2093

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

Waning Gibbous 96% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 96% and getting smaller. The 16 days old Moon is in ♉ Taurus.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 1 day on 4 October 2093 at 18:18.

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 ♉ Taurus

Moon is passing about ∠6° of ♉ Taurus tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1857"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.3% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1857" and ∠1920".

Hunter Moon before 1 day

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2093 after 27 days on 3 November 2093 at 06:46.

Upcoming main Moon phases

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 1159 / 2112

The Moon is 16 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1159 of Meeus index or 2112 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.55 days

Length of current 1159 lunation is 29 days, 13 hours and 17 minutes. It is 53 minutes longer than next lunation 1160 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 33 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 30 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠247.8°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠247.8°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠284.3°. 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 after perigee

5 days after point of perigee on 1 October 2093 at 02:43 in ♒ Aquarius. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 6 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 13 October 2093 at 02:43 in ♋ Cancer.

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Distance to Moon 386 011 km

Moon is 386 011 km (239 856 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 6 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 214 km (251 167 mi).

Moon before ascending node

7 days after its descending node on 29 September 2093 at 05:00 in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 6 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 12 October 2093 at 13:29 in ♋ Cancer.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before northern standstill

8 days after previous South standstill on 28 September 2093 at 09:48 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-21.954°. Next 5 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠22.080° in the next northern standstill on 11 October 2093 at 17:32 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 13 days

After 13 days on 20 October 2093 at 07:33 in ♎ Libra, 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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