Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 26 August 2033 Friday is Waxing Crescent, 1 day young Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2033 | August 2033

Waxing Crescent phase
Waxing Crescent phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Waxing Crescent 2% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 2% and growing larger. The 1 day young Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 1 day on 24 August 2033 at 21:40.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.

Moon in ♍ Virgo

Moon is passing about ∠21° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1775"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.8% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1775" and ∠1899".

Harvest Moon after 13 days

Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2033 after 13 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 416 / 1369

The Moon is 1 day young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 416 of Meeus index or 1369 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.67 days

Length of current 416 lunation is 29 days, 16 hours and 1 minute. It is 1 hour and 49 minutes shorter than next lunation 417 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 16 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 47 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠140.6°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠140.6°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠166.6°. 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 before apogee

13 days 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 2 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 403 905 km

Moon is 403 905 km (250 975 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 2 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 762 km (252 129 mi).

Moon before ascending node

12 days after its descending node on 14 August 2033 at 11:54 in ♈ Aries, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 28 August 2033 at 07:12 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon after northern standstill

6 days after previous North standstill on 19 August 2033 at 17:46 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.456°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.364° in the next southern standstill on 3 September 2033 at 09:54 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 13 days

After 13 days on 9 September 2033 at 02:20 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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