Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 7 September 2041 Saturday is Waxing Gibbous, 11 days young Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2041 | September 2041

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 ♒ 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 3 September 2041 at 17:19.

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 ♒ Aquarius

Moon is passing first ∠4° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1955"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.6% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1955" and ∠1905".

Harvest Moon after 2 days

Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2041 after 2 days on 10 September 2041 at 09:24.

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 515 / 1468

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 515 of Meeus index or 1468 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.68 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 16 hours and 25 minutes. It is 24 minutes shorter than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to decreasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Lunation length longer than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 3 hours and 41 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 3 hours and 22 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠176.4°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠176.4°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠200.1°.

Moon before apogee

11 days after point of apogee on 27 August 2041 at 02:03 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 2 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 10 September 2041 at 02:12 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 366 579 km

The Moon is 366 579 km (227 782 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 2 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 357 004 km (221 832 mi).

Moon before ascending node

6 days after descending node on 1 September 2041 at 00:51 in ♏ Scorpio. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 6 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 13 September 2041 at 16:25 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

21 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.

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Moon after southern standstill

1 day since the previous standstill on 5 September 2041 at 12:54 in ♑ Capricorn when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-27.620°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 10 days to face maximum declination of ∠27.700° at the point of next northern standstill on 18 September 2041 at 03:03 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 2 days

In 2 days on 10 September 2041 at 09:24 in ♓ Pisces 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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