Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 10 August 2089 Wednesday is Waxing Crescent, 5 days young Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2089 | August 2089

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

Waxing Crescent 23% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 23% and growing larger. The 5 days young Moon is in ♎ Libra.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 4 days on 6 August 2089 at 08:28.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.

Moon in ♎ Libra

Moon is passing about ∠16° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1913"

Lunar disc appears visually 1% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1913" and ∠1893".

Sturgeon Moon after 10 days

Next Full Moon is the Sturgeon Moon of August 2089 after 10 days on 21 August 2089 at 06:16.

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 1108 / 2061

The Moon is 5 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1108 of Meeus index or 2061 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.31 days

Length of current 1108 lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 30 minutes. It is 1 hour and 47 minutes shorter than next lunation 1109 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 14 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 55 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠3.5°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠3.5°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠19.1°. 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

4 days after point of perigee on 6 August 2089 at 03:33 in ♌ Leo. 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 19 August 2089 at 09:33 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 374 785 km

Moon is 374 785 km (232 881 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 8 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 195 km (252 398 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♎ Libra at 02:59 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 14 days to meet descending node on 24 August 2089 at 15:08 in ♈ Aries.

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New draconic month

At 02:59 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.


Moon before southern standstill

7 days after previous North standstill on 3 August 2089 at 05:21 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.449°. Next 5 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.382° in the next southern standstill on 16 August 2089 at 02:34 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 10 days

After 10 days on 21 August 2089 at 06:16 in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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