Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 10 September 2033 Saturday is Waning Gibbous, 16 days old Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2033 | September 2033

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

Waning Gibbous 97% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 97% and getting smaller. The 16 days old Moon is in ♈ Aries.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 1 day on 9 September 2033 at 02:20.

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 ♈ Aries

Moon is passing about ∠8° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1972"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.4% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1972" and ∠1906".

Harvest Moon before 1 day

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2033 after 27 days on 8 October 2033 at 10:58.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Moderate tide

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.

Lunation 416 / 1369

The Moon is 16 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 416 of Meeus index or 1369 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.67 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 16 hours and 1 minute. It is 1 hour and 49 minutes shorter than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to increasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at apogee (∠180°).

Lunation length longer than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 3 hours and 16 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 3 hours and 47 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠140.6°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠140.6°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠166.6°.

Moon at perigee

Moon is at perigee at 01:49. It is 12 days after previous apogee on 28 August 2033 at 15:27 in ♎ Libra. Lunar orbit is going to widen while the Moon is moving away from the Earth over the next 14 days, until point of next apogee on 25 September 2033 at 01:33 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 358 590 km

This perigee Moon is 358 590 km (222 817 mi) away from Earth. It is 3 918 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 11 766 km further than the closest perigee of 21st century.

Moon in descending node

Moon is in descending node in ♈ Aries at 19:07 crossing the ecliptic from North to South to meet ascending node 14 days later on 24 September 2033 at 12:46 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

13 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is navigating from the middle to the last part of the cycle.

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Moon before northern standstill

7 days since the previous standstill on 3 September 2033 at 09:54 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-18.364°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 5 days to face maximum declination of ∠18.313° at the point of next northern standstill on 15 September 2033 at 23:39 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 13 days

In 13 days on 23 September 2033 at 13:40 in ♍ Virgo the Moon is going to be in a New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and thus forming the next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.

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