Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 27 August 2049 Friday is Waning Crescent, 28 days old Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2049 | August 2049

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

Waning Crescent 1% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 1% and getting smaller. The 28 days old Moon is in ♌ Leo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

7 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 7 days on 20 August 2049 at 07:10.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.

Moon in ♌ Leo

Moon is passing about ∠24° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1774"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.8% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1774" and ∠1900".

Harvest Moon after 15 days

Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2049 after 15 days on 11 September 2049 at 17:04.

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 613 / 1566

The Moon is 28 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 613 of Meeus index or 1566 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.63 days

Length of current 613 lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 11 minutes. It is 25 minutes longer than next lunation 614 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 27 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 36 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠185.8°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠185.8°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠210.2°. 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°).

Moon after apogee

2 days after point of apogee on 25 August 2049 at 10:27 in ♋ Cancer. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 13 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 10 September 2049 at 00:14 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 404 021 km

Moon is 404 021 km (251 047 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 13 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 361 122 km (224 391 mi).

Moon after descending node

6 days after its descending node on 20 August 2049 at 22:31 in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 7 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 4 September 2049 at 10:20 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Draconic month

19 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

5 days after previous North standstill on 22 August 2049 at 00:08 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠21.800°. Next 9 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-21.652° in the next southern standstill on 5 September 2049 at 12:21 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day on 28 August 2049 at 11:18 in ♍ Virgo, 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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