Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 1 August 2034 Tuesday is Waning Gibbous, 16 days old Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2034 | August 2034

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

Waning Gibbous 98% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 98% and getting smaller. The 16 days old Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 1 day on 31 July 2034 at 05:54.

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 ♒ Aquarius

Moon is passing about ∠25° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1878"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1878" and ∠1891".

Buck Moon before 1 day

Next Full Moon is the Sturgeon Moon of August 2034 after 28 days on 29 August 2034 at 16:49.

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 427 / 1380

The Moon is 16 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 427 of Meeus index or 1380 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.4 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 38 minutes. It is 2 hours and 43 minutes shorter than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to increasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at apogee (∠180°).

Lunation length shorter than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 3 hours and 6 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 3 hours and 3 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠45.9°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠45.9°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠73.9°.

Moon before apogee

7 days after point of apogee on 24 July 2034 at 17:20 in ♏ Scorpio. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 6 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 8 August 2034 at 08:24 in ♉ Taurus.

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Distance to Moon 381 767 km

The Moon is 381 767 km (237 219 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 6 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 369 503 km (229 599 mi).

Moon before descending node

12 days after ascending node on 20 July 2034 at 09:54 in ♍ Virgo. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 2 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 3 August 2034 at 16:44 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

12 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.

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Moon after southern standstill

4 days since the previous standstill on 28 July 2034 at 08:38 in ♑ Capricorn when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-18.336°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 9 days to face maximum declination of ∠18.276° at the point of next northern standstill on 10 August 2034 at 13:32 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 12 days

In 12 days on 14 August 2034 at 03:53 in ♌ Leo the Moon is going to be in a New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and thus forming the next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.

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