Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 23 August 2095 Tuesday is Waning Crescent, 23 days old Moon is in Gemini.

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Lunar calendar 2095 | August 2095

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

Waning Crescent 37% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 37% and getting smaller. The 23 days old Moon is in ♊ Gemini.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 1 day on 22 August 2095 at 07:57.

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 ♊ Gemini

Moon is passing about ∠15° of ♊ Gemini tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1921"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.2% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1921" and ∠1898".

Harvest Moon after 21 days

Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2095 after 21 days on 14 September 2095 at 01:11.

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 1182 / 2135

The Moon is 23 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1182 of Meeus index or 2135 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.57 days

Length of current 1182 lunation is 29 days, 13 hours and 37 minutes. It is 2 hours and 12 minutes shorter than next lunation 1183 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 53 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 10 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠110.9°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠110.9°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠142.6°. 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

5 days after point of perigee on 17 August 2095 at 18:05 in ♓ Pisces. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 9 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 2 September 2095 at 11:07 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 373 220 km

Moon is 373 220 km (231 908 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 9 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 946 km (252 243 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♊ Gemini at 13:13 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 7 September 2095 at 00:47 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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New draconic month

At 13:13 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.


Moon before northern standstill

10 days after previous South standstill on 12 August 2095 at 16:37 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-24.989°. Next day the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠25.058° in the next northern standstill on 25 August 2095 at 09:24 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 6 days

After 6 days on 29 August 2095 at 21:05 in ♍ Virgo, 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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