Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 29 August 2054 Saturday is Waning Crescent, 25 days old Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2054 | August 2054

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

Waning Crescent 18% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 18% and getting smaller. The 25 days old Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 3 days on 26 August 2054 at 08:56.

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 ♋ Cancer

Moon is passing about ∠17° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1949"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.5% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1949" and ∠1900".

Harvest Moon after 18 days

Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2054 after 18 days on 17 September 2054 at 01:41.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Neap tide

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.

Lunation 675 / 1628

The Moon is 25 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 675 of Meeus index or 1628 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.31 days

Length of current 675 lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 30 minutes. It is 1 hour and 1 minute shorter than next lunation 676 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 14 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 55 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠352.3°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠352.3°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠7.4°. 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 perigee

11 days after point of apogee on 18 August 2054 at 10:18 in ♒ Aquarius. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 3 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 1 September 2054 at 14:49 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 367 732 km

Moon is 367 732 km (228 498 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 3 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 357 587 km (222 194 mi).

Moon before ascending node

10 days after its descending node on 18 August 2054 at 14:57 in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 2 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 1 September 2054 at 07:18 in ♌ Leo.

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Draconic month

24 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♌ Leo, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

1 day after previous North standstill on 28 August 2054 at 21:36 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠19.122°. Next 12 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-19.139° in the next southern standstill on 10 September 2054 at 15:24 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 3 days

After 3 days on 2 September 2054 at 01:18 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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