Gibbous ♓ Pisces
Moon phase on 3 September 2093 Thursday is Waxing Gibbous, 12 days young Moon is in Aquarius.Share this page: twitter facebook linkedin
Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 4 days on 29 August 2093 at 16:58.
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 is passing about ∠16° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 3.2% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1966" and ∠1903".
Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2093 after 1 day on 5 September 2093 at 08:28.
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.
The Moon is 12 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1158 of Meeus index or 2111 from Brown series.
Length of current 1158 lunation is 29 days, 14 hours and 23 minutes. It is 1 hour and 6 minutes longer than next lunation 1159 length.
Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 39 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 24 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This lunation true anomaly is ∠215.5°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠247.8°. 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°).
Moon is reaching point of perigee on this date at 09:46, this is 15 days after last apogee on 18 August 2093 at 17:01 in ♋ Cancer. Lunar orbit is starting to get wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth for 11 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next apogee on 15 September 2093 at 07:53 in ♋ Cancer.
This perigee Moon is 362 104 km (225 001 mi) away from Earth. It is 404 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 8 252 km farther than the closest perigee of 21st century.
1 day after its descending node on 2 September 2093 at 01:36 in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 11 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 15 September 2093 at 11:15 in ♋ Cancer.
15 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.
2 days after previous South standstill on 1 September 2093 at 03:48 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-21.745°. Next 10 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠21.823° in the next northern standstill on 14 September 2093 at 09:50 in ♋ Cancer.
After 1 day on 5 September 2093 at 08:28 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.