Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 24 September 2099 Thursday is Waxing Gibbous, 10 days young Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2099 | September 2099

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

Waxing Gibbous 79% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 79% and growing larger. The 10 days young Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 3 days on 21 September 2099 at 09:48.

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 ♒ Aquarius

Moon is passing about ∠8° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1808"

Lunar disc appears visually 5.7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1808" and ∠1913".

Harvest Moon after 4 days

Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2099 after 4 days on 29 September 2099 at 10:45.

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 1233 / 2186

The Moon is 10 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1233 of Meeus index or 2186 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.36 days

Length of current 1233 lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 42 minutes. It is 1 hour and 15 minutes shorter than next lunation 1234 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 2 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 7 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠355.4°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠355.4°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠10.7°. 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

9 days after point of perigee on 14 September 2099 at 23:26 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 4 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 28 September 2099 at 22:34 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 396 452 km

Moon is 396 452 km (246 344 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 4 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 272 km (252 446 mi).

Moon before ascending node

9 days after its descending node on 14 September 2099 at 23:44 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 4 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 28 September 2099 at 14:28 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

23 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

3 days after previous South standstill on 21 September 2099 at 11:17 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.686°. Next 11 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.657° in the next northern standstill on 6 October 2099 at 05:56 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 4 days

After 4 days on 29 September 2099 at 10:45 in ♈ Aries, 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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