Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 29 August 2084 Tuesday is Waning Crescent, 27 days old Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2084 | August 2084

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

Waning Crescent 3% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 3% and getting smaller. The 27 days old Moon is in ♌ Leo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

6 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 6 days on 23 August 2084 at 03:34.

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 ∠17° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1780"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1780" and ∠1901".

Harvest Moon after 15 days

Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2084 after 15 days on 14 September 2084 at 09:15.

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 1046 / 1999

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 1046 of Meeus index or 1999 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.61 days

Length of current 1046 lunation is 29 days, 14 hours and 41 minutes. It is 1 hour and 9 minutes longer than next lunation 1047 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 57 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 6 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠203.8°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠203.8°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠232.5°. 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 26 August 2084 at 17:37 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 11 September 2084 at 14:43 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 402 586 km

Moon is 402 586 km (250 155 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 13 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 364 932 km (226 758 mi).

Moon after descending node

2 days after its descending node on 27 August 2084 at 05:21 in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 11 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 9 September 2084 at 23:14 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

15 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

4 days after previous North standstill on 24 August 2084 at 17:51 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠25.538°. Next 9 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-25.423° in the next southern standstill on 7 September 2084 at 23:36 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day on 31 August 2084 at 07:45 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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