Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 29 October 2036 Wednesday is Waxing Gibbous, 9 days young Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2036 | October 2036

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

Waxing Gibbous 72% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 72% and growing larger. The 9 days young Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 2 days on 27 October 2036 at 01:14.

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 is entering ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing first ∠3° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1770"

Lunar disc appears visually 8.8% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1770" and ∠1932".

Beaver Moon after 5 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2036 after 5 days on 4 November 2036 at 00:44.

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 455 / 1408

The Moon is 9 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 455 of Meeus index or 1408 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.52 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 24 minutes. It is 2 hours and 56 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 shorter than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 20 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 5 hours and 49 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠46.7°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠46.7°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠76°.

Moon after apogee

1 day after point of apogee on 28 October 2036 at 07:33 in ♒ Aquarius. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 13 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 11 November 2036 at 18:21 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 404 985 km

The Moon is 404 985 km (251 646 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 13 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 370 165 km (230 010 mi).

Moon after descending node

1 day after descending node on 27 October 2036 at 20:06 in ♒ Aquarius. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 12 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 10 November 2036 at 12:58 in ♌ Leo.

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Draconic month

14 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♌ Leo, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.

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Moon after southern standstill

4 days since the previous standstill on 25 October 2036 at 00:51 in ♑ Capricorn when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-20.273°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 9 days to face maximum declination of ∠20.402° at the point of next northern standstill on 8 November 2036 at 06:31 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 5 days

In 5 days on 4 November 2036 at 00:44 in ♉ Taurus the Moon is going to be in a Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and thus forming the next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy alignment.

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