Moon ♋ Cancer
Moon phase on 23 January 2062 Monday is Waxing Gibbous, 13 days young Moon is in Cancer.Share this page: twitter facebook linkedin
Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 4 days on 18 January 2062 at 12:51.
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 passing about ∠11° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 1.1% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1971" and ∠1949".
Next Full Moon is the Wolf Moon of January 2062 after 1 day on 25 January 2062 at 03:37.
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 767 of Meeus index or 1720 from Brown series.
Length of current 767 lunation is 29 days, 18 hours and 18 minutes. It is 2 hours and 15 minutes longer than next lunation 768 length.
Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 34 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 29 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This lunation true anomaly is ∠201.9°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠232.2°. 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 20:23, this is 15 days after last apogee on 8 January 2062 at 09:05 in ♐ Sagittarius. 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 4 February 2062 at 22:20 in ♐ Sagittarius.
This perigee Moon is 359 491 km (223 377 mi) away from Earth. It is 3 017 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 10 865 km farther than the closest perigee of 21st century.
6 days after its ascending node on 16 January 2062 at 15:36 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 5 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 29 January 2062 at 04:17 in ♎ Libra.
6 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.
1 day after previous North standstill on 22 January 2062 at 20:38 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.481°. Next 12 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.542° in the next southern standstill on 5 February 2062 at 08:12 in ♑ Capricorn.
After 1 day on 25 January 2062 at 03:37 in ♌ Leo, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.