Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 27 January 2094 Wednesday is Waxing Gibbous, 11 days young Moon is in Gemini.

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Lunar calendar 2094 | January 2094

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

Waxing Gibbous 86% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 86% and growing larger. The 11 days young Moon is in ♊ Gemini.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 4 days on 23 January 2094 at 11:34.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the afternoon and sets after midnight to early morning. It is visible to the southeast in early evening and it is up for most of the night.

Moon in ♊ Gemini

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

Apparent angular diameter ∠1799"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.9% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1799" and ∠1948".

Wolf Moon after 4 days

Next Full Moon is the Wolf Moon of January 2094 after 4 days on 31 January 2094 at 12:36.

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 1163 / 2116

The Moon is 11 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1163 of Meeus index or 2116 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.44 days

Length of current 1163 lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 38 minutes. It is 37 minutes longer than next lunation 1164 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 6 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 3 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠352.5°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠352.5°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠7.9°. 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 before apogee

10 days after point of perigee on 17 January 2094 at 05:33 in ♒ Aquarius. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 3 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 31 January 2094 at 11:51 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 398 347 km

Moon is 398 347 km (247 521 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 3 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 394 km (252 522 mi).

Moon before ascending node

11 days after its descending node on 16 January 2094 at 02:40 in ♑ Capricorn, 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 29 January 2094 at 09:03 in ♋ Cancer.

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Draconic month

25 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

11 days after previous South standstill on 15 January 2094 at 19:36 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-22.474°. Next day the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠22.474° in the next northern standstill on 28 January 2094 at 23:58 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 4 days

After 4 days on 31 January 2094 at 12:36 in ♌ Leo, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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