Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 31 July 2086 Wednesday is Waning Gibbous, 20 days old Moon is in Aries.

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

Waning Gibbous 67% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 67% and getting smaller. The 20 days old Moon is in ♈ Aries.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 5 days on 26 July 2086 at 09:24.

Moonrise and moonset

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 in ♈ Aries

Moon is passing about ∠18° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1971"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.2% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1971" and ∠1890".

Buck Moon before 5 days

Next Full Moon is the Sturgeon Moon of August 2086 after 24 days on 24 August 2086 at 17:25.

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 1070 / 2023

The Moon is 20 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1070 of Meeus index or 2023 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.53 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 36 minutes. It is 2 hours and 3 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°).

Lunation length shorter than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 8 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 6 hours and 1 minute longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠95.5°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠95.5°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠129.5°.

Moon after perigee

2 days after point of perigee on 29 July 2086 at 01:59 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 13 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 13 August 2086 at 21:28 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 363 689 km

The Moon is 363 689 km (225 986 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 13 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 405 496 km (251 964 mi).

Moon before descending node

8 days after ascending node on 22 July 2086 at 14:50 in ♐ Sagittarius. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 3 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 4 August 2086 at 08:12 in ♊ Gemini.

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Draconic month

8 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 before northern standstill

8 days since the previous standstill on 23 July 2086 at 01:34 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-22.388°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 4 days to face maximum declination of ∠22.322° at the point of next northern standstill on 4 August 2086 at 20:25 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 8 days

In 8 days on 9 August 2086 at 10:38 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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