Last Quarter on

Moon phase on 28 September 2097 Saturday is Last Quarter, 22 days old Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2097 | September 2097

Last Quarter phase
Last Quarter phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Last Quarter 51% illuminated

Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 51% and getting smaller. The 22 days old Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 28 September 2097 at 13:39 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at midnight and sets at noon. It is visible to the south in the morning.

Moon in ♋ Cancer

Moon is passing about ∠5° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1973"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.9% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1973" and ∠1916".

Hunter Moon after 22 days

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2097 after 22 days on 21 October 2097 at 01:23.

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 1208 / 2161

The Moon is 22 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1208 of Meeus index or 2161 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.47 days

Length of current 1208 lunation is 29 days, 11 hours and 12 minutes. It is 3 hours and 11 minutes shorter than next lunation 1209 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 33 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 37 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠47.4°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠47.4°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠76.4°. 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 perigee

13 days after point of apogee on 14 September 2097 at 20:28 in ♑ Capricorn. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next day, until it get to the point of next perigee on 29 September 2097 at 06:20 in ♋ Cancer.

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Distance to Moon 363 364 km

Moon is 363 364 km (225 784 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 369 864 km (229 823 mi).

Moon after ascending node

4 days after its ascending node on 24 September 2097 at 02:09 in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 8 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 7 October 2097 at 00:55 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Draconic month

4 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon in northern standstill

At 13:01 on this date the Moon is meeting its North standstill point, when it will reach northern declination of ∠27.911°. Next 13 days the lunar orbit will move in opposite southward direction to face South declination of ∠-27.965° in its southern standstill point on 12 October 2097 at 03:02 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 6 days

After 6 days on 5 October 2097 at 11:45 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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