Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 23 March 2095 Wednesday is Waning Gibbous, 17 days old Moon is in Libra.

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

Waning Gibbous 95% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 95% and getting smaller. The 17 days old Moon is in ♎ Libra.

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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 21 March 2095 at 01:10.

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 is entering ♎ Libra

Moon is passing first ∠0° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1782"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1782" and ∠1925".

Worm Moon before 2 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2095 after 27 days on 19 April 2095 at 18:14.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 29 March 2095 at 00:54
  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 4 April 2095 at 16:36
  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 11 April 2095 at 14:27
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 19 April 2095 at 18:14

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 1177 / 2130

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 1177 of Meeus index or 2130 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.37 days

Length of current 1177 lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 57 minutes. It is 27 minutes longer than next lunation 1178 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 47 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 22 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠354°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠354°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠9.2°. 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 20 March 2095 at 17:48 in ♍ Virgo. 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 4 April 2095 at 03:40 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 402 216 km

Moon is 402 216 km (249 925 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 11 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 357 412 km (222 086 mi).

Moon before descending node

10 days after its ascending node on 13 March 2095 at 02:33 in ♊ Gemini, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 4 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 27 March 2095 at 18:10 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before southern standstill

9 days after previous North standstill on 14 March 2095 at 10:35 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠24.438°. Next 5 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-24.592° in the next southern standstill on 29 March 2095 at 04:59 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 12 days

After 12 days on 4 April 2095 at 16:36 in ♈ Aries, 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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