Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 7 August 2086 Wednesday is Waning Crescent, 27 days old Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2086 | August 2086

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

Waning Crescent 4% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 4% and getting smaller. The 27 days old Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 5 days on 2 August 2086 at 01:01.

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 ∠1841"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.8% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1841" and ∠1892".

Sturgeon Moon after 17 days

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

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 1070 / 2023

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 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 before apogee

9 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 6 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 389 367 km

Moon is 389 367 km (241 941 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 6 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 496 km (251 964 mi).

Moon after descending node

3 days after its descending node on 4 August 2086 at 08:12 in ♊ Gemini, 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 18 August 2086 at 19:24 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Draconic month

15 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♐ Sagittarius, 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 4 August 2086 at 20:25 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠22.322°. Next 11 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-22.198° in the next southern standstill on 19 August 2086 at 11:08 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day 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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