Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 29 August 2100 Sunday is Waning Crescent, 23 days old Moon is in Gemini.

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Lunar calendar 2100 | August 2100

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

Waning Crescent 35% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 35% 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 27 August 2100 at 22:36.

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 ∠24° of ♊ Gemini tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1798"

Lunar disc appears visually 5.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1798" and ∠1900".

Harvest Moon after 19 days

Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2100 after 19 days on 18 September 2100 at 11:32.

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 1244 / 2197

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 1244 of Meeus index or 2197 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.41 days

Length of current 1244 lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 48 minutes. It is 35 minutes longer than next lunation 1245 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 56 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 13 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠294.6°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠294.6°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠320.8°. 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

3 days after point of apogee on 25 August 2100 at 23:00 in ♉ Taurus. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 8 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 6 September 2100 at 19:23 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 398 732 km

Moon is 398 732 km (247 761 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 8 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 363 868 km (226 097 mi).

Moon before descending node

8 days after its ascending node on 20 August 2100 at 18:39 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 5 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 4 September 2100 at 02:42 in ♍ Virgo.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon in northern standstill

At 17:37 on this date the Moon is meeting its North standstill point, when it will reach northern declination of ∠28.356°. Next 13 days the lunar orbit will move in opposite southward direction to face South declination of ∠-28.345° in its southern standstill point on 11 September 2100 at 14:42 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 5 days

After 5 days on 4 September 2100 at 08:49 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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