Gibbous ♍ Virgo
Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 3 days on 19 December 2097 at 00:04.
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 is passing about ∠21° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 0.4% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1959" and ∠1951".
Next Full Moon is the Wolf Moon of January 2098 after 25 days on 17 January 2098 at 10:36.
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 18 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1211 of Meeus index or 2164 from Brown series.
The length of the lunation is 29 days, 19 hours and 6 minutes. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2097. It is 16 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°).
The length of the current synodic month is 6 hours and 22 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 41 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.
At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠145.6°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠172.3°.
2 days after point of perigee on 19 December 2097 at 17:43 in ♋ Cancer. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 11 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 3 January 2098 at 11:59 in ♑ Capricorn.
The Moon is 365 815 km (227 307 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 11 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 406 688 km (252 704 mi).
7 days after ascending node on 15 December 2097 at 04:28 in ♉ Taurus. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 5 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 27 December 2097 at 16:48 in ♎ Libra.
7 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.
3 days since the previous standstill on 19 December 2097 at 11:51 in ♋ Cancer when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠27.860°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 10 days to face maximum declination of ∠-27.839° at the point of next southern standstill on 1 January 2098 at 23:06 in ♐ Sagittarius.
In 11 days on 2 January 2098 at 14:32 in ♑ Capricorn 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.