Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 28 August 2090 Monday is Waxing Crescent, 4 days young Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2090 | August 2090

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

Waxing Crescent 14% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 14% and growing larger. The 4 days young Moon is in ♎ Libra.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 3 days on 25 August 2090 at 08:58.

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 ∠20° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1962"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.2% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1962" and ∠1900".

Harvest Moon after 11 days

Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2090 after 11 days on 8 September 2090 at 22:44.

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 1121 / 2074

The Moon is 4 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1121 of Meeus index or 2074 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.34 days

Length of current 1121 lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 4 minutes. It is 1 hour and 2 minutes shorter than next lunation 1122 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 40 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 29 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠348.5°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠348.5°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠3.8°. 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 26 August 2090 at 01:13 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 12 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 9 September 2090 at 14:56 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 365 386 km

Moon is 365 386 km (227 040 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 12 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 276 km (252 448 mi).

Moon after ascending node

1 day after its ascending node on 26 August 2090 at 13:58 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 11 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 9 September 2090 at 07:13 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

1 day after beginning of current draconic month in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

7 days after previous North standstill on 21 August 2090 at 05:49 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.266°. Next 5 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.232° in the next southern standstill on 2 September 2090 at 19:58 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 11 days

After 11 days on 8 September 2090 at 22:44 in ♓ Pisces, 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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