Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 25 January 2070 Saturday is Waxing Gibbous, 13 days young Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2070 | January 2070

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

Waxing Gibbous 99% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 99% and growing larger. The 13 days young Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 5 days on 19 January 2070 at 18:31.

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 ∠22° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1925"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.2% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1925" and ∠1949".

Wolf Moon after 1 day

Next Full Moon is the Wolf Moon of January 2070 after 1 day on 26 January 2070 at 12:59.

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 866 / 1819

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 866 of Meeus index or 1819 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.65 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 30 minutes. It is 2 hours and 30 minutes longer than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to decreasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Lunation length longer than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 2 hours and 46 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 4 hours and 17 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠244.8°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠244.8°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠282°.

Moon after perigee

2 days after point of perigee on 23 January 2070 at 04:43 in ♊ Gemini. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 9 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 4 February 2070 at 01:19 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 372 340 km

The Moon is 372 340 km (231 361 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 9 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 404 362 km (251 259 mi).

Moon after descending node

5 days after descending node on 19 January 2070 at 18:41 in ♈ Aries. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 7 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 1 February 2070 at 20:26 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

19 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.

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Moon after northern standstill

2 days since the previous standstill on 23 January 2070 at 11:28 in ♊ Gemini when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠19.199°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 11 days to face maximum declination of ∠-19.101° at the point of next southern standstill on 6 February 2070 at 10:23 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 1 day

In 1 day on 26 January 2070 at 12:59 in ♌ Leo 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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