Gibbous ♈ Aries
Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 1 day on 23 August 2059 at 09:42.
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 is passing about ∠17° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 3.9% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1973" and ∠1898".
Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2059 after 28 days on 21 September 2059 at 17:18.
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 16 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 737 of Meeus index or 1690 from Brown series.
The length of the lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 23 minutes. It is 1 hour and 26 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°).
The length of the current synodic month is 2 hours and 39 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 4 hours and 24 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.
At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠149.3°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠173.7°.
Moon is at perigee at 02:14. It is 12 days after previous apogee on 11 August 2059 at 09:12 in ♍ Virgo. Lunar orbit is going to widen while the Moon is moving away from the Earth over the next 14 days, until point of next apogee on 7 September 2059 at 16:10 in ♍ Virgo.
This perigee Moon is 357 713 km (222 273 mi) away from Earth. It is 4 795 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 12 643 km further than the closest perigee of 21st century.
8 days after descending node on 16 August 2059 at 07:59 in ♏ Scorpio. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 4 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 28 August 2059 at 20:26 in ♉ Taurus.
22 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.
4 days since the previous standstill on 19 August 2059 at 20:09 in ♑ Capricorn when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-26.789°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 7 days to face maximum declination of ∠26.870° at the point of next northern standstill on 1 September 2059 at 10:58 in ♋ Cancer.
In 13 days on 6 September 2059 at 23:01 in ♍ Virgo 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.