Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 25 October 2099 Sunday is Waxing Gibbous, 11 days young Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2099 | October 2099

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

Waxing Gibbous 88% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 88% and growing larger. The 11 days young Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 4 days on 20 October 2099 at 23:27.

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 ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing about ∠22° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1770"

Lunar disc appears visually 8.7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1770" and ∠1930".

Hunter Moon after 3 days

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2099 after 3 days on 29 October 2099 at 04:20.

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 1234 / 2187

The Moon is 11 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1234 of Meeus index or 2187 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.41 days

Length of current 1234 lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 57 minutes. It is 1 hour and 43 minutes shorter than next lunation 1235 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

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

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠10.7°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠10.7°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠27.7°. 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

12 days after point of perigee on 13 October 2099 at 10:26 in ♎ Libra. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next day, until it get to the point of next apogee on 26 October 2099 at 03:06 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 405 033 km

Moon is 405 033 km (251 676 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next day until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 825 km (252 168 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♓ Pisces at 20:01 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 14 days to meet descending node on 8 November 2099 at 18:31 in ♍ Virgo.

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New draconic month

At 20:01 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.


Moon after southern standstill

6 days after previous South standstill on 18 October 2099 at 19:06 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.609°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.524° in the next northern standstill on 2 November 2099 at 11:20 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 3 days

After 3 days on 29 October 2099 at 04:20 in ♉ Taurus, 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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