Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 13 August 2033 Saturday is Waning Gibbous, 18 days old Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2033 | August 2033

Waning Gibbous phase
Waning Gibbous phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Waning Gibbous 90% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 90% and getting smaller. The 18 days old Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 2 days on 10 August 2033 at 18:08.

Moonrise and moonset

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 in ♓ Pisces

Moon is leaving the last ∠1° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♈ Aries later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1971"

Lunar disc appears visually 4% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1971" and ∠1894".

Sturgeon Moon before 2 days

Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2033 after 26 days on 9 September 2033 at 02:20.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Moderate tide

There is medium ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at very acute angle, so their combined tidal force is moderate.

Lunation 415 / 1368

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 415 of Meeus index or 1368 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.56 days

Length of current 415 lunation is 29 days, 13 hours and 27 minutes. It is 2 hours and 33 minutes shorter than next lunation 416 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 43 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 20 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠108.5°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠108.5°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠140.6°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep increasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of apogee (∠180°).

Moon after perigee

1 day after point of perigee on 12 August 2033 at 21:22 in ♓ Pisces. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 15 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 28 August 2033 at 15:27 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 363 759 km

Moon is 363 759 km (226 029 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 15 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 762 km (252 129 mi).

Moon before descending node

12 days after its ascending node on 1 August 2033 at 03:38 in ♎ Libra, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 14 August 2033 at 11:54 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

12 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon before northern standstill

6 days after previous South standstill on 7 August 2033 at 00:25 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-18.529°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠18.456° in the next northern standstill on 19 August 2033 at 17:46 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 11 days

After 11 days on 24 August 2033 at 21:40 in ♌ Leo, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.

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