Crescent ♎ Libra
Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 3 days on 21 August 2047 at 09:16.
Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.
Moon is passing about ∠13° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 3.2% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1960" and ∠1898".
Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2047 after 10 days on 4 September 2047 at 08:54.
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 3 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 589 of Meeus index or 1542 from Brown series.
The length of the lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 15 minutes. It is 18 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 3 hours and 29 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 2 hours and 40 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.
At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠306.1°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠329.2°.
Moon is at perigee at 23:21. It is 12 days after previous apogee on 12 August 2047 at 22:38 in ♉ Taurus. Lunar orbit is going to widen while the Moon is moving away from the Earth over the next 16 days, until point of next apogee on 9 September 2047 at 17:06 in ♉ Taurus.
This perigee Moon is 366 969 km (228 024 mi) away from Earth. It is 4 461 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 3 387 km further than the closest perigee of 21st century.
6 days after descending node on 18 August 2047 at 04:37 in ♋ Cancer. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 6 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 31 August 2047 at 00:29 in ♑ Capricorn.
20 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.
8 days since the previous standstill on 16 August 2047 at 02:57 in ♊ Gemini when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠25.256°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 4 days to face maximum declination of ∠-25.179° at the point of next southern standstill on 29 August 2047 at 04:16 in ♐ Sagittarius.
In 10 days on 4 September 2047 at 08:54 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.