Crescent ♒ Aquarius
Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 42% and getting smaller. The 23 days old Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.
Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 1 day on 18 April 2036 at 14:06.
Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.
Moon is passing about ∠10° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 7.7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1769" and ∠1910".
Next Full Moon is the Flower Moon of May 2036 after 20 days on 10 May 2036 at 08:09.
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.
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 448 of Meeus index or 1401 from Brown series.
The length of the lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 36 minutes. It is 2 hours and 52 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 8 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 6 hours and 1 minute longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.
At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠258.5°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠292.8°.
1 day after point of apogee on 18 April 2036 at 17:40 in ♑ Capricorn. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 11 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 1 May 2036 at 08:26 in ♋ Cancer.
The Moon is 405 201 km (251 780 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 11 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 369 111 km (229 355 mi).
12 days after ascending node on 6 April 2036 at 19:59 in ♌ Leo. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following day, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 20 April 2036 at 16:14 in ♒ Aquarius.
12 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♌ Leo, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.
2 days since the previous standstill on 16 April 2036 at 20:29 in ♑ Capricorn when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-19.540°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 11 days to face maximum declination of ∠19.658° at the point of next northern standstill on 30 April 2036 at 19:06 in ♋ Cancer.
In 6 days on 26 April 2036 at 09:33 in ♉ Taurus 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.