Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 19 January 2057 Friday is Waxing Gibbous, 13 days young Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2057 | January 2057

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

Waxing Gibbous 98% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 98% and growing larger. The 13 days young Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

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Moon phase and lunation details

6 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 6 days on 12 January 2057 at 15:34.

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 in ♋ Cancer

Moon is passing about ∠15° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1792"

Lunar disc appears visually 8.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1792" and ∠1950".

Wolf Moon after 1 day

Next Full Moon is the Wolf Moon of January 2057 after 1 day on 20 January 2057 at 20:01.

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 705 / 1658

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 705 of Meeus index or 1658 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.51 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 21 minutes. It is 53 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 23 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 5 hours and 46 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠26.4°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠26.4°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠48.7°.

Moon after apogee

3 days after point of apogee on 15 January 2057 at 17:52 in ♉ Taurus. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 12 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 31 January 2057 at 18:59 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Distance to Moon 400 095 km

The Moon is 400 095 km (248 608 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 12 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 366 306 km (227 612 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♋ Cancer at 07:32 crossing the ecliptic from South to North to meet descending node 13 days later on 1 February 2057 at 14:12 in ♑ Capricorn.

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New draconic month

At 07:32 the Moon completes the previous draconic month and enters the new one.

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Moon at northern standstill

At 07:12 the Moon is meeting its standstill point to reach North declination of ∠22.852°. This is the year's northernmost lunar standstill of 2057. Over the next 13 days the lunar orbit is going to extend southward to face maximum declination of ∠-22.875° at the point of next standstill in ♑ Capricorn on 1 February 2057 at 14:10.

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Syzygy in 1 day

In 1 day on 20 January 2057 at 20:01 in ♋ Cancer 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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