Crescent ♍ Virgo
Moon phase on 21 August 2036 Thursday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Leo.Share this page: twitter facebook linkedin
Moon rises at sunrise and sets at sunset. It's part facing the Earth is completely in shadow.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1971" and ∠1897".
Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2036 after 15 days on 5 September 2036 at 18:45.
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 17:35 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 453 of Meeus index or 1406 from Brown series.
29 days, 8 hours and 16 minutes is the length of new lunation 453. It is 1 hour and 42 minutes shorter than next lunation 454 length.
Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 28 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 41 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠9.3°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠25.8°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep increasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of apogee (∠180°).
Moon is reaching point of perigee on this date at 04:27, this is 14 days after last apogee on 6 August 2036 at 19:59 in ♒ Aquarius. Lunar orbit is starting to get wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth for 12 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next apogee on 3 September 2036 at 00:30 in ♒ Aquarius.
This perigee Moon is 357 819 km (222 338 mi) away from Earth. It is 4 689 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 12 537 km farther than the closest perigee of 21st century.
1 day after its ascending node on 20 August 2036 at 22:29 in ♌ Leo, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 13 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 3 September 2036 at 12:59 in ♒ Aquarius.
1 day after beginning of current draconic month in ♌ Leo, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.
3 days after previous North standstill on 18 August 2036 at 10:50 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠19.867°. Next 9 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-19.884° in the next southern standstill on 31 August 2036 at 09:33 in ♑ Capricorn.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.