Gibbous ♋ Cancer
Moon phase on 23 October 2100 Saturday is Waning Gibbous, 19 days old Moon is in Gemini.Share this page: twitter facebook linkedin
Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 5 days on 18 October 2100 at 04:06.
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.
Lunar disc appears visually 7.2% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1795" and ∠1929".
Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2100 after 24 days on 16 November 2100 at 22:19.
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 19 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1246 of Meeus index or 2199 from Brown series.
Length of current 1246 lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 12 minutes. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2100. It is 34 minutes shorter than next lunation 1247 length.
Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 32 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 37 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.
This lunation true anomaly is ∠340.4°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠356.4°. 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°).
3 days after point of apogee on 20 October 2100 at 04:03 in ♉ Taurus. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 9 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 2 November 2100 at 08:19 in ♏ Scorpio.
Moon is 399 371 km (248 158 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 9 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 356 834 km (221 726 mi).
9 days after its ascending node on 14 October 2100 at 06:36 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 5 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 28 October 2100 at 20:12 in ♌ Leo.
9 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.
At 08:12 on this date the Moon is meeting its North standstill point, when it will reach northern declination of ∠28.129°. Next 12 days the lunar orbit will move in opposite southward direction to face South declination of ∠-28.051° in its southern standstill point on 5 November 2100 at 05:15 in ♐ Sagittarius.
After 9 days on 2 November 2100 at 03:14 in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.