Crescent ♏ Scorpio
Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 3 days on 22 August 2074 at 14:59.
Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.
Moon is passing about ∠24° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 2.8% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1952" and ∠1899".
Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2074 after 10 days on 5 September 2074 at 13:13.
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 4 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 923 of Meeus index or 1876 from Brown series.
The length of the lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 29 minutes. It is 46 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 2 hours and 15 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 3 hours and 54 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.
At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠286°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠314.8°.
11 days after point of apogee on 15 August 2074 at 07:04 in ♉ Taurus. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next day, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 28 August 2074 at 10:58 in ♏ Scorpio.
The Moon is 367 181 km (228 156 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next day until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 369 559 km (229 633 mi).
5 days after ascending node on 20 August 2074 at 13:23 in ♋ Cancer. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 7 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 2 September 2074 at 12:11 in ♒ Aquarius.
5 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.
7 days since the previous standstill on 18 August 2074 at 20:33 in ♋ Cancer when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠21.021°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 5 days to face maximum declination of ∠-21.072° at the point of next southern standstill on 31 August 2074 at 23:27 in ♑ Capricorn.
In 10 days on 5 September 2074 at 13:13 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.