Moon* ♓ Pisces
Moon phase on 25 September 2007 Tuesday is Waxing Gibbous, 13 days young Moon is in Pisces.Share this page: twitter facebook linkedin
Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 5 days on 19 September 2007 at 16:48.
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 is passing about ∠14° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 1% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1932" and ∠1913".
Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2007 after 1 day on 26 September 2007 at 19:45.
There is medium ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at very acute angle, so their combined tidal force is moderate.
The Moon is 13 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 95 of Meeus index or 1048 from Brown series.
Length of current 95 lunation is 29 days, 16 hours and 16 minutes. It is 1 hour and 46 minutes shorter than next lunation 96 length.
Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 32 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 31 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠131.4°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠159.5°. 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°).
9 days after point of apogee on 15 September 2007 at 21:06 in ♏ Scorpio. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 2 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 28 September 2007 at 01:53 in ♈ Aries.
Moon is 371 033 km (230 549 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 2 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 359 420 km (223 333 mi).
Moon is in ascending node in ♓ Pisces at 00:40 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 12 days to meet descending node on 7 October 2007 at 20:03 in ♍ Virgo.
At 00:40 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.
5 days after previous South standstill on 19 September 2007 at 16:22 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.347°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.296° in the next northern standstill on 2 October 2007 at 10:23 in ♊ Gemini.
After 1 day on 26 September 2007 at 19:45 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.