Gibbous ♈ Aries
Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 2 days on 13 August 2068 at 09:51.
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 ∠23° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 4% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1973" and ∠1895".
Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2068 after 27 days on 11 September 2068 at 17:19.
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 17 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 848 of Meeus index or 1801 from Brown series.
The length of the lunation is 29 days, 14 hours and 34 minutes. It is 1 hour and 46 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 1 hour and 50 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 5 hours and 13 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.
At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠133.3°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠160.5°.
1 day after point of perigee on 14 August 2068 at 15:33 in ♓ Pisces. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 14 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 29 August 2068 at 20:38 in ♍ Virgo.
The Moon is 363 321 km (225 757 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 14 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 406 437 km (252 548 mi).
8 days after ascending node on 7 August 2068 at 11:02 in ♏ Scorpio. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 4 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 20 August 2068 at 00:01 in ♊ Gemini.
8 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.
6 days since the previous standstill on 9 August 2068 at 00:30 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-21.234°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 6 days to face maximum declination of ∠21.140° at the point of next northern standstill on 21 August 2068 at 14:51 in ♊ Gemini.
In 12 days on 27 August 2068 at 18:28 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.