Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 25 August 2057 Saturday is Waning Crescent, 25 days old Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2057 | August 2057

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

Waning Crescent 20% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 20% 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 22 August 2057 at 02:02.

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 ∠10° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1770"

Lunar disc appears visually 7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1770" and ∠1899".

Harvest Moon after 18 days

Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2057 after 18 days on 13 September 2057 at 02:53.

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 712 / 1665

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 712 of Meeus index or 1665 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.56 days

Length of current 712 lunation is 29 days, 13 hours and 23 minutes. It is 1 hour and 17 minutes longer than next lunation 713 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 39 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 24 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠222.5°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠222.5°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠255.9°. 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

1 day after point of apogee on 24 August 2057 at 07:38 in ♊ Gemini. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 14 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 8 September 2057 at 19:57 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 405 024 km

Moon is 405 024 km (251 670 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 14 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 368 286 km (228 842 mi).

Moon after ascending node

1 day after its ascending node on 24 August 2057 at 19:03 in ♊ Gemini, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 12 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 7 September 2057 at 10:33 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

1 day after beginning of current draconic month in ♊ Gemini, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon in northern standstill

At 15:28 on this date the Moon is meeting its North standstill point, when it will reach northern declination of ∠23.822°. Next 13 days the lunar orbit will move in opposite southward direction to face South declination of ∠-23.933° in its southern standstill point on 8 September 2057 at 05:28 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 4 days

After 4 days on 30 August 2057 at 03:54 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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