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Moon phase on 3 December 2091 Monday is Last Quarter, 21 days old Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2091 | December 2091

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

Last Quarter 55% illuminated

Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 55% and getting smaller. The 21 days old Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 3 December 2091 at 22:55 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at midnight and sets at noon. It is visible to the south in the morning.

Moon in ♍ Virgo

Moon is passing about ∠6° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1910"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.9% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1910" and ∠1947".

Cold Moon after 22 days

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2091 after 22 days on 25 December 2091 at 21:59.

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 1136 / 2089

The Moon is 21 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1136 of Meeus index or 2089 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.43 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 12 minutes. It is 1 hour and 31 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 2 hours and 32 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 3 hours and 37 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠4.7°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠4.7°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠20.8°.

Moon before apogee

9 days after point of apogee on 23 November 2091 at 23:32 in ♉ Taurus. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 5 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 9 December 2091 at 08:19 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Distance to Moon 375 319 km

The Moon is 375 319 km (233 212 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 5 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 359 394 km (223 317 mi).

Moon after ascending node

1 day after ascending node on 2 December 2091 at 18:52 in ♌ Leo. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 11 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 15 December 2091 at 07:03 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Draconic month

1 day since the beginning of current draconic month in ♌ Leo, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.

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Moon after northern standstill

4 days since the previous standstill on 28 November 2091 at 22:15 in ♋ Cancer when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠19.417°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 8 days to face maximum declination of ∠-19.452° at the point of next southern standstill on 11 December 2091 at 21:10 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 7 days

In 7 days on 10 December 2091 at 13:54 in ♐ Sagittarius 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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