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Moon phase on 25 December 2097 Wednesday is Last Quarter, 22 days old Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2097 | December 2097

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

Last Quarter 52% illuminated

Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 52% and getting smaller. The 22 days old Moon is in ♎ Libra.

* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 25 December 2097 at 15:20 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 is entering ♎ Libra

Moon is passing first ∠3° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1902"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1902" and ∠1951".

Wolf Moon after 22 days

Next Full Moon is the Wolf Moon of January 2098 after 22 days on 17 January 2098 at 10:36.

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 1211 / 2164

The Moon is 22 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1211 of Meeus index or 2164 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.8 days

Length of current 1211 lunation is 29 days, 19 hours and 6 minutes. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2097. It is 16 minutes shorter than next lunation 1212 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 6 hours and 22 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 41 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠145.6°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠145.6°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠172.3°. 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 perigee

5 days after point of perigee on 19 December 2097 at 17:43 in ♋ Cancer. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 8 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 3 January 2098 at 11:59 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 376 852 km

Moon is 376 852 km (234 165 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 8 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 688 km (252 704 mi).

Moon before descending node

10 days after its ascending node on 15 December 2097 at 04:28 in ♉ Taurus, 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 27 December 2097 at 16:48 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

10 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 after northern standstill

6 days after previous North standstill on 19 December 2097 at 11:51 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠27.860°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-27.839° in the next southern standstill on 1 January 2098 at 23:06 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 8 days

After 8 days on 2 January 2098 at 14:32 in ♑ Capricorn, 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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