Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 3 August 2099 Monday is Waning Gibbous, 17 days old Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2099 | August 2099

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

Waning Gibbous 95% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 95% and getting smaller. The 17 days old Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 2 days on 1 August 2099 at 02:59.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the evening and sets in the morning. It is visible to the southwest and it is high in the sky after midnight.

Moon in ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing about ∠8° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1773"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1773" and ∠1891".

Sturgeon Moon before 2 days

Next Full Moon is the Sturgeon Moon of August 2099 after 27 days on 30 August 2099 at 17:56.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Moderate tide

There is medium ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at very acute angle, so their combined tidal force is moderate.

Lunation 1231 / 2184

The Moon is 17 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1231 of Meeus index or 2184 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.33 days

Length of current 1231 lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 54 minutes. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2099. It is 2 minutes shorter than next lunation 1232 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 50 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 19 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠320.2°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠320.2°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠339.4°. 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 before apogee

13 days after point of perigee on 20 July 2099 at 12:45 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next day, until it get to the point of next apogee on 5 August 2099 at 08:15 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 404 383 km

Moon is 404 383 km (251 272 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next day until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 336 km (251 864 mi).

Moon before ascending node

12 days after its descending node on 22 July 2099 at 07:44 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 5 August 2099 at 03:00 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

25 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

5 days after previous South standstill on 28 July 2099 at 23:58 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.504°. Next 9 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.579° in the next northern standstill on 12 August 2099 at 14:22 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 12 days

After 12 days on 16 August 2099 at 08:54 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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