Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 28 October 2045 Saturday is Waning Gibbous, 17 days old Moon is in Gemini.

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

Waning Gibbous 93% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 93% and getting smaller. The 17 days old Moon is in ♊ Gemini.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 2 days on 25 October 2045 at 21:31.

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 ♊ Gemini

Moon is passing about ∠7° of ♊ Gemini tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1886"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.4% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1886" and ∠1932".

Hunter Moon before 2 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2045 after 26 days on 24 November 2045 at 11:43.

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 566 / 1519

The Moon is 17 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 566 of Meeus index or 1519 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.47 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 11 hours and 12 minutes. It is 2 hours and 40 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 1 hour and 32 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 4 hours and 37 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠34.3°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠34.3°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠58.5°.

Moon before apogee

8 days after point of apogee on 20 October 2045 at 04:05 in ♒ Aquarius. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 7 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 4 November 2045 at 21:44 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 380 039 km

The Moon is 380 039 km (236 145 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 7 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 368 185 km (228 780 mi).

Moon before descending node

8 days after ascending node on 19 October 2045 at 23:03 in ♒ Aquarius. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 5 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 2 November 2045 at 17:28 in ♌ Leo.

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Draconic month

8 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.

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Moon before northern standstill

13 days since the previous standstill on 15 October 2045 at 06:40 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-27.520°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next day to face maximum declination of ∠27.401° at the point of next northern standstill on 29 October 2045 at 17:40 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 11 days

In 11 days on 8 November 2045 at 21:49 in ♏ Scorpio 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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