Gibbous ♈ Aries
Moon phase on 15 October 2062 Sunday is Waxing Gibbous, 12 days young Moon is in Pisces.Share this page: twitter facebook linkedin
Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 5 days on 10 October 2062 at 10:27.
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 ∠18° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 6.4% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1806" and ∠1925".
Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2062 after 2 days on 18 October 2062 at 08:18.
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.
The Moon is 12 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 776 of Meeus index or 1729 from Brown series.
Length of current 776 lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 43 minutes. It is 2 hours and 45 minutes shorter than next lunation 777 length.
Length of current synodic month is 1 minute shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 8 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠54.6°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠86.4°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep increasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of apogee (∠180°).
4 days after point of apogee on 11 October 2062 at 03:14 in ♑ Capricorn. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 9 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 24 October 2062 at 12:04 in ♋ Cancer.
Moon is 396 982 km (246 673 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 9 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 369 991 km (229 902 mi).
Moon is in ascending node in ♓ Pisces at 19:12 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 13 days to meet descending node on 28 October 2062 at 19:18 in ♍ Virgo.
At 19:12 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.
6 days after previous South standstill on 8 October 2062 at 21:13 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.620°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.544° in the next northern standstill on 22 October 2062 at 22:10 in ♊ Gemini.
After 2 days on 18 October 2062 at 08:18 in ♈ Aries, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.