Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 19 August 2093 Wednesday is Waning Crescent, 27 days old Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2093 | August 2093

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

Waning Crescent 6% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 6% 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 13 August 2093 at 23:23.

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 leaving the last ∠2° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♌ Leo later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1768"

Lunar disc appears visually 7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1768" and ∠1896".

Harvest Moon after 16 days

Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2093 after 16 days on 5 September 2093 at 08:28.

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 1157 / 2110

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 1157 of Meeus index or 2110 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.64 days

Length of current 1157 lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 18 minutes. It is 55 minutes longer than next lunation 1158 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 34 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 29 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠190.3°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠190.3°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠215.5°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep decreasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Moon after apogee

1 day after point of apogee on 18 August 2093 at 17:01 in ♋ Cancer. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 14 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 3 September 2093 at 09:46 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 405 396 km

Moon is 405 396 km (251 901 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 14 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 362 104 km (225 001 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♋ Cancer at 07:10 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 13 days to meet descending node on 2 September 2093 at 01:36 in ♑ Capricorn.

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New draconic month

At 07:10 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.


Moon after northern standstill

1 day after previous North standstill on 18 August 2093 at 03:18 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠21.668°. Next 12 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-21.745° in the next southern standstill on 1 September 2093 at 03:48 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 2 days

After 2 days on 22 August 2093 at 03:53 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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