Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 14 August 2085 Tuesday is Waning Crescent, 24 days old Moon is in Gemini.

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Lunar calendar 2085 | August 2085

Waning Crescent phase
Waning Crescent phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Waning Crescent 29% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 29% and getting smaller. The 24 days old Moon is in ♊ Gemini.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 2 days on 12 August 2085 at 09:00.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.

Moon in ♊ Gemini

Moon is passing about ∠18° of ♊ Gemini tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1833"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.3% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1833" and ∠1895".

Harvest Moon after 20 days

Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2085 after 20 days on 4 September 2085 at 00:41.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Neap tide

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.

Lunation 1058 / 2011

The Moon is 24 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1058 of Meeus index or 2011 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.64 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 28 minutes. It is 28 minutes shorter 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°).

Lunation length longer than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 2 hours and 44 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 4 hours and 19 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠156.8°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠156.8°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠180.2°.

Moon before perigee

8 days after point of perigee on 6 August 2085 at 03:30 in ♒ Aquarius. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 5 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 20 August 2085 at 08:35 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 390 941 km

The Moon is 390 941 km (242 919 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 5 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 406 622 km (252 663 mi).

Moon before descending node

11 days after ascending node on 2 August 2085 at 20:43 in ♐ Sagittarius. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following day, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 15 August 2085 at 13:51 in ♊ Gemini.

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Draconic month

11 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.

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Moon at northern standstill

At 14:33 the Moon is meeting its standstill point to reach North declination of ∠23.995°. Over the next 14 days the lunar orbit is going to extend southward to face maximum declination of ∠-23.865° at the point of next standstill in ♐ Sagittarius on 29 August 2085 at 08:12.

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Syzygy in 5 days

In 5 days on 20 August 2085 at 09:10 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.

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