Crescent ♍ Virgo
Moon rises at sunrise and sets at sunset. It's part facing the Earth is completely in shadow.
Moon is passing first ∠2° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1936" and ∠1896".
Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2020 after 13 days on 2 September 2020 at 05:22.
There is high New Moon ocean tide on this date. Combined Sun and Moon gravitational tidal force working on Earth is strong, because of the Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.
At 02:42 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 255 of Meeus index or 1208 from Brown series.
The length of the lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 19 minutes. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2020. It is 12 minutes shorter than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to decreasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).
The length of the current synodic month is 4 hours and 26 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 1 hour and 44 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.
The true anomaly is ∠322.3°. At the beginning of the next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠341.2°.
9 days after point of apogee on 9 August 2020 at 13:51 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next day, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 21 August 2020 at 10:59 in ♎ Libra.
The Moon is 370 234 km (230 053 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next day until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 363 513 km (225 877 mi).
4 days after ascending node on 14 August 2020 at 19:22 in ♊ Gemini. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 7 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 27 August 2020 at 11:52 in ♐ Sagittarius.
4 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♊ Gemini, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.
3 days since the previous standstill on 15 August 2020 at 20:40 in ♋ Cancer when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠24.152°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 9 days to face maximum declination of ∠-24.219° at the point of next southern standstill on 28 August 2020 at 14:06 in ♑ Capricorn.
The Moon is in a New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and thus forming Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.