Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 8 August 2088 Sunday is Waning Gibbous, 20 days old Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2088 | August 2088

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 2 August 2088 at 13:39.

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 leaving the last ∠3° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♉ Taurus later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1920"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.4% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1920" and ∠1893".

Sturgeon Moon before 5 days

Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2088 after 23 days on 1 September 2088 at 02:57.

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 1095 / 2048

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 1095 of Meeus index or 2048 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.32 days

Length of current 1095 lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 37 minutes. It is 2 hours and 5 minutes shorter than next lunation 1096 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 7 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 2 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠18.9°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠18.9°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠37.4°. 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 perigee

9 days after point of apogee on 29 July 2088 at 13:38 in ♐ Sagittarius. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 5 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 14 August 2088 at 08:21 in ♋ Cancer.

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Distance to Moon 373 379 km

Moon is 373 379 km (232 007 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 5 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 363 518 km (225 880 mi).

Moon in descending node

Moon is in descending node in ♈ Aries at 17:40 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from North to South. Moon will follow the southern part of its orbit for the next 12 days to meet ascending node on 21 August 2088 at 10:34 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

14 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 before northern standstill

9 days after previous South standstill on 29 July 2088 at 12:39 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-19.292°. Next 3 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠19.180° in the next northern standstill on 12 August 2088 at 11:16 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 8 days

After 8 days on 16 August 2088 at 16:15 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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