Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 31 July 2086 Wednesday is Waning Gibbous, 20 days old Moon is in Aries.

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

Waning Gibbous 67% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 67% and getting smaller. The 20 days old Moon is in ♈ Aries.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 5 days on 26 July 2086 at 09:24.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the evening and sets in the morning. It is visible to the southwest and it is high in the sky after midnight.

Moon in ♈ Aries

Moon is passing about ∠18° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1971"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.2% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1971" and ∠1890".

Buck Moon before 5 days

Next Full Moon is the Sturgeon Moon of August 2086 after 24 days on 24 August 2086 at 17:25.

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 1070 / 2023

The Moon is 20 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1070 of Meeus index or 2023 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.53 days

Length of current 1070 lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 36 minutes. It is 2 hours and 3 minutes shorter than next lunation 1071 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 8 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 1 minute longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠95.5°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠95.5°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠129.5°. 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

2 days after point of perigee on 29 July 2086 at 01:59 in ♓ Pisces. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 13 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 13 August 2086 at 21:28 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 363 689 km

Moon is 363 689 km (225 986 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 13 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 496 km (251 964 mi).

Moon before descending node

8 days after its ascending node on 22 July 2086 at 14:50 in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 3 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 4 August 2086 at 08:12 in ♊ Gemini.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before northern standstill

8 days after previous South standstill on 23 July 2086 at 01:34 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-22.388°. Next 4 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠22.322° in the next northern standstill on 4 August 2086 at 20:25 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 8 days

After 8 days on 9 August 2086 at 10:38 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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