Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 14 August 2069 Wednesday is Waning Crescent, 27 days old Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2069 | August 2069

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

Waning Crescent 7% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 7% and getting smaller. The 27 days old Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 4 days on 9 August 2069 at 19:41.

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 ∠23° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1893"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.1% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1893" and ∠1895".

Harvest Moon after 17 days

Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2069 after 17 days on 1 September 2069 at 09:06.

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 860 / 1813

The Moon is 27 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 860 of Meeus index or 1813 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.45 days

Length of current 860 lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 50 minutes. It is 2 hours and 42 minutes shorter than next lunation 861 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 54 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 15 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠66.4°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠66.4°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠99.7°. 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

6 days after point of perigee on 7 August 2069 at 17:00 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 8 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 22 August 2069 at 23:32 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 378 601 km

Moon is 378 601 km (235 252 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 8 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 552 km (251 377 mi).

Moon after descending node

5 days after its descending node on 9 August 2069 at 03:46 in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 8 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 22 August 2069 at 19:50 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Draconic month

18 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

2 days after previous North standstill on 12 August 2069 at 05:16 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠19.686°. Next 12 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-19.563° in the next southern standstill on 26 August 2069 at 12:58 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 2 days

After 2 days on 16 August 2069 at 22:03 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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