Moon* ♈ Aries
Moon phase on 8 October 2041 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 3 October 2041 at 03:33.
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.
Lunar disc appears visually 2.5% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1969" and ∠1921".
Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2041 after 1 day on 9 October 2041 at 18:03.
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 516 of Meeus index or 1469 from Brown series.
Length of current 516 lunation is 29 days, 16 hours and 49 minutes. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2041. It is 43 minutes longer than next lunation 517 length.
Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 5 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 58 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This lunation true anomaly is ∠200.1°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠229.1°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep decreasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).
Moon is reaching point of perigee on this date at 12:08, this is 15 days after last apogee on 23 September 2041 at 04:59 in ♍ Virgo. Lunar orbit is starting to get wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth for 12 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next apogee on 20 October 2041 at 16:08 in ♍ Virgo.
This perigee Moon is 359 445 km (223 349 mi) away from Earth. It is 3 063 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 10 911 km farther than the closest perigee of 21st century.
10 days after its descending node on 28 September 2041 at 03:42 in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 2 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 11 October 2041 at 01:30 in ♉ Taurus.
24 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.
5 days after previous South standstill on 2 October 2041 at 19:54 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-27.789°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠27.830° in the next northern standstill on 15 October 2041 at 10:36 in ♋ Cancer.
After 1 day on 9 October 2041 at 18:03 in ♈ Aries, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.