Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 19 January 2098 Sunday is Waning Gibbous, 17 days old Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2098 | January 2098

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

Waning Gibbous 94% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 94% and getting smaller. The 17 days old Moon is in ♌ Leo.

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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 17 January 2098 at 10:36.

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 ♌ Leo

Moon is leaving the last ∠1° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♍ Virgo later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1954"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.2% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1954" and ∠1950".

Wolf Moon before 2 days

Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2098 after 27 days on 15 February 2098 at 21:00.

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 1212 / 2165

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 1212 of Meeus index or 2165 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.81 days

Length of current 1212 lunation is 29 days, 19 hours and 22 minutes. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2098. It is 1 hour and 14 minutes longer than next lunation 1213 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 6 hours and 38 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 25 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠172.3°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠172.3°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠197°. 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

2 days after point of perigee on 17 January 2098 at 06:41 in ♋ Cancer. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 11 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 30 January 2098 at 12:32 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 366 763 km

Moon is 366 763 km (227 896 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 11 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 584 km (252 640 mi).

Moon before descending node

8 days after its ascending node on 11 January 2098 at 08:24 in ♈ Aries, 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 23 January 2098 at 17:32 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

8 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

3 days after previous North standstill on 15 January 2098 at 22:37 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠27.895°. Next 9 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-27.941° in the next southern standstill on 29 January 2098 at 04:12 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 12 days

After 12 days on 1 February 2098 at 09:54 in ♒ Aquarius, 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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