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Moon phase on 11 October 2089 Tuesday is First Quarter, 7 days young Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2089 | October 2089

First Quarter phase
First Quarter phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

First Quarter 50% illuminated

First Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 50% and growing larger. The 7 days young Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

* The exact date and time of this First Quarter phase is on 11 October 2089 at 11:22 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at noon and sets at midnight. It is visible high in the southern sky in early evening.

Moon in ♑ Capricorn

Moon is passing about ∠19° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1779"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.8% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1779" and ∠1923".

Hunter Moon after 8 days

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2089 after 8 days on 19 October 2089 at 13:04.

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 1110 / 2063

The Moon is 7 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1110 of Meeus index or 2063 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.49 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 11 hours and 40 minutes. It is 2 hours and 37 minutes shorter than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to increasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at apogee (∠180°).

Lunation length shorter than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 1 hour and 4 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 5 hours and 5 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠38.1°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠38.1°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠64.1°.

Moon before perigee

9 days after point of perigee on 1 October 2089 at 16:29 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next day, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 13 October 2089 at 11:47 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 403 013 km

The Moon is 403 013 km (250 421 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next day until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 404 603 km (251 409 mi).

Moon before descending node

7 days after ascending node on 3 October 2089 at 21:22 in ♎ Libra. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 6 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 18 October 2089 at 03:46 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon after southern standstill

1 day since the previous standstill on 9 October 2089 at 17:53 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-18.220°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 12 days to face maximum declination of ∠18.262° at the point of next northern standstill on 24 October 2089 at 02:33 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 8 days

In 8 days on 19 October 2089 at 13:04 in ♈ Aries 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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