Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 12 October 2082 Monday is Waning Gibbous, 19 days old Moon is in Gemini.

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Lunar calendar 2082 | October 2082

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

Waning Gibbous 74% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 74% and getting smaller. The 19 days old Moon is in ♊ Gemini.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 5 days on 6 October 2082 at 20:48.

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 ∠21° of ♊ Gemini tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1803"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.4% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1803" and ∠1923".

Hunter Moon before 5 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2082 after 24 days on 5 November 2082 at 14:38.

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 1023 / 1976

The Moon is 19 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1023 of Meeus index or 1976 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.37 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 47 minutes. It is 42 minutes shorter 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 shorter than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 3 hours and 57 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 2 hours and 12 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠342.2°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠342.2°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠358°.

Moon after apogee

3 days after point of apogee on 8 October 2082 at 14:12 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 9 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 21 October 2082 at 21:44 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 397 502 km

The Moon is 397 502 km (246 996 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 9 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 356 831 km (221 725 mi).

Moon before descending node

9 days after ascending node on 2 October 2082 at 22:05 in ♒ Aquarius. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 4 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 17 October 2082 at 11:28 in ♌ Leo.

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Draconic month

9 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 at northern standstill

At 18:49 the Moon is meeting its standstill point to reach North declination of ∠27.713°. Over the next 13 days the lunar orbit is going to extend southward to face maximum declination of ∠-27.625° at the point of next standstill in ♐ Sagittarius on 25 October 2082 at 12:18.

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Syzygy in 9 days

In 9 days on 21 October 2082 at 18:50 in ♎ Libra 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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