27 October Daily Correspondence Digest for the Southern Hemisphere’s Moon Phase and Planetary Positions

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From Moongiant.com

Tomorrow the Moon will be in a Waning Gibbous Phase. This is the first phase after the Full Moon occurs. It lasts roughly 7 days with the Moon’s illumination growing smaller each day until the Moon becomes a Last Quarter Moon with an illumination of 50%. The average Moon rise for this phase is between 9pm and Midnight depending on the age of the phase. The moon rises later and later each night setting after sunrise in the morning. During this phase the Moon can also be seen in the early morning daylight hours on the western horizon.

Visit the October 2021 Moon Phases Calendar to see all the daily moon phase for this month.

Today’s Waning Gibbous Phase

The Waning Gibbous on October 27 has an illumination of 63%. This is the percentage of the Moon illuminated by the Sun. The illumination is constantly changing and can vary up to 10% a day. On October 27 the Moon is 20.94 days old. This refers to how many days it has been since the last New Moon. It takes 29.53 days for the Moon to orbit the Earth and go through the lunar cycle of all 8 Moon phases.

The 8 Lunar Phases

There are 8 lunar phases the Moon goes through in its 29.53 days lunar cycle. The 4 major Moon phases are Full Moon, New Moon, First Quarter and Last Quarter. Between these major phases, there are 4 minor ones: the Waxing Crescent, Waxing Gibbous, Waning Gibbous and Waning Crescent. For more info on the Moon Cycle and on each phase check out Wikipedia Lunar Phase page.

Phase Details

Phase: Waning Gibbous
Illumination: 63%
Moon Age: 20.94 days
Moon Angle: 0.50
Moon Distance: 400,549.81 km
Sun Angle: 0.54
Sun Distance: 148,637,613.73 km

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Southeastern Hemisphere

The time for the Custom Planetary Positions is from the local time in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 

27 October 2021
06:00 am GMT 5:00 PM AEDT
Zodiac: Tropical (Standard Western)

Sun:04 Scorpio 02
Moon:16 Cancer 20
Mercury:15 Libra 57
Venus:20 Sagittarius 57
Mars:27 Libra 45
Jupiter:22 Aquarius 28
Saturn:07 Aquarius 06
Uranus:13 Taurus 09 Rx
Neptune:20 Pisces 44 Rx
Pluto:24 Capricorn 25
True Lunar Node:01 Gemini 59
Mean Lunar Node:03 Gemini 01 Rx
Lilith (Black Moon):11 Gemini 10
Chiron:09 Aries 38 Rx
Ceres:11 Gemini 04 Rx
Pallas:09 Pisces 31 Rx
Juno:23 Sagittarius 55
Vesta:19 Scorpio 06
Eris:24 Aries 08 Rx
Fire:4
Earth:2
Air:8
Water:5
Cardinal:6
Fixed:5
Mutable:8

 Southwestern Hemisphere

The time for the Custom Planetary Positions is from the local time in Sao Paulo, Brazil, South America

27 October 2021
08:00 pm GMT 5:00 PM BRT
Zodiac: Tropical (Standard Western)

Sun:04 Scorpio 37
Moon:23 Cancer 21
Mercury:16 Libra 40
Venus:21 Sagittarius 32
Mars:28 Libra 09
Jupiter:22 Aquarius 29
Saturn:07 Aquarius 07
Uranus:13 Taurus 07 Rx
Neptune:20 Pisces 44 Rx
Pluto:24 Capricorn 25
True Lunar Node:02 Gemini 00
Mean Lunar Node:02 Gemini 59 Rx
Lilith (Black Moon):11 Gemini 14
Chiron:09 Aries 36 Rx
Ceres:11 Gemini 00 Rx
Pallas:09 Pisces 29 Rx
Juno:24 Sagittarius 06
Vesta:19 Scorpio 24
Eris:24 Aries 08 Rx
Fire:4
Earth:2
Air:8
Water:5
Cardinal:6
Fixed:5
Mutable:8