Gibbous ♒ Aquarius
Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 4 days on 25 August 2031 at 18:40.
Moon rises in the afternoon and sets after midnight to early morning. It is visible to the southeast in early evening and it is up for most of the night.
Moon is passing about ∠11° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 3.4% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1967" and ∠1901".
Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2031 after 1 day on 1 September 2031 at 09:20.
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.
The Moon is 12 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 391 of Meeus index or 1344 from Brown series.
The length of the lunation is 29 days, 14 hours and 15 minutes. It is 41 minutes longer 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 1 hour and 31 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 5 hours and 32 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.
At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠213.5°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠245.2°.
Moon is at perigee at 12:53. It is 15 days after previous apogee on 14 August 2031 at 21:37 in ♋ Cancer. Lunar orbit is going to widen while the Moon is moving away from the Earth over the next 11 days, until point of next apogee on 11 September 2031 at 11:54 in ♋ Cancer.
This perigee Moon is 361 684 km (224 740 mi) away from Earth. It is 824 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 8 672 km further than the closest perigee of 21st century.
5 days after ascending node on 25 August 2031 at 01:21 in ♏ Scorpio. 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 6 September 2031 at 16:34 in ♉ Taurus.
5 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.
3 days since the previous standstill on 26 August 2031 at 23:55 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-20.731°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 9 days to face maximum declination of ∠20.623° at the point of next northern standstill on 8 September 2031 at 23:27 in ♊ Gemini.
In 1 day on 1 September 2031 at 09:20 in ♓ Pisces the Moon is going to be in a Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and thus forming the next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy alignment.