Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 13 August 2097 Tuesday is Waxing Crescent, 6 days young Moon is in Scorpio.

Share this page: twitter facebook google+ linkedin

Moon phase for

Lunar calendar 2097 | August 2097

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

Waxing Crescent 37% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 37% and growing larger. The 6 days young Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

Previous date | Moon Today | Next date

Moon phases for next 7 days

7 days ago | 7 days after

Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 5 days on 7 August 2097 at 16:00.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon in ♏ Scorpio

Moon is passing about ∠6° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1818"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.1% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1818" and ∠1894".

Sturgeon Moon after 9 days

Next Full Moon is the Sturgeon Moon of August 2097 after 9 days on 22 August 2097 at 23:52.

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 1207 / 2160

The Moon is 6 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1207 of Meeus index or 2160 from Brown series.

PreviousCurrent lunationNext

Synodic month length 29.36 days

Length of current 1207 lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 34 minutes. It is 2 hours and 38 minutes shorter than next lunation 1208 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 10 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 59 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠26.5°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠26.5°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠47.4°. 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 apogee

7 days after point of perigee on 6 August 2097 at 01:35 in ♋ Cancer. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 4 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 18 August 2097 at 03:05 in ♑ Capricorn.

Previous perigeeNext apogee

Distance to Moon 394 305 km

Moon is 394 305 km (245 010 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 4 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 052 km (251 688 mi).

Moon in descending node

Moon is in descending node in ♏ Scorpio at 12:51 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from North to South. Moon will follow the southern part of its orbit for the next 14 days to meet ascending node on 27 August 2097 at 22:42 in ♈ Aries.

Previous nodeNext node

Draconic month

12 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is moving from the middle to the last part of it.

PreviousCurrent draconic monthNext

Moon before southern standstill

8 days after previous North standstill on 5 August 2097 at 00:09 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠27.559°. Next 4 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-27.633° in the next southern standstill on 18 August 2097 at 11:45 in ♑ Capricorn.

Previous standstillNext standstill

Syzygy in 9 days

After 9 days on 22 August 2097 at 23:52 in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

Previous syzygyNext syzygy

Share this page: twitter facebook google+ linkedin
Back to: Top of page