Gibbous ♌ Leo
Moon phase on 26 January 2089 Wednesday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Leo.Share this page: twitter facebook linkedin
Moon rises at sunset and sets at sunrise. It is visible all night and it is high in the sky around midnight.
Moon is passing about ∠8° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 1% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1967" and ∠1948".
The Full Moon this days is the Wolf of January 2089.
There is high Full Moon ocean tide on this date. Combined Sun and Moon gravitational tidal force working on Earth is strong, because of the Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy alignment.
The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1101 of Meeus index or 2054 from Brown series.
Length of current 1101 lunation is 29 days, 18 hours and 58 minutes. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2089. It is 1 hour and 50 minutes longer than next lunation 1102 length.
Length of current synodic month is 6 hours and 14 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 49 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This lunation true anomaly is ∠185.7°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠211.9°. 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°).
1 day after point of perigee on 25 January 2089 at 19:36 in ♋ Cancer. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 11 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 7 February 2089 at 10:18 in ♑ Capricorn.
Moon is 364 395 km (226 425 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 11 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 252 km (252 433 mi).
7 days after its descending node on 19 January 2089 at 04:30 in ♈ Aries, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 5 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 31 January 2089 at 14:33 in ♎ Libra.
21 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.
2 days after previous North standstill on 23 January 2089 at 16:28 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.817°. Next 10 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.740° in the next southern standstill on 5 February 2089 at 19:19 in ♐ Sagittarius.
The Moon is in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.