Crescent ♎ Libra
Moon phase on 13 August 2086 Tuesday is Waxing Crescent, 4 days young Moon is in Libra.Share this page: twitter facebook linkedin
Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 4 days on 9 August 2086 at 10:38.
Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.
Moon is passing about ∠6° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 6.9% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1768" and ∠1894".
Next Full Moon is the Sturgeon Moon of August 2086 after 11 days on 24 August 2086 at 17:25.
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 1071 of Meeus index or 2024 from Brown series.
Length of current 1071 lunation is 29 days, 14 hours and 39 minutes. It is 2 hours shorter than next lunation 1072 length.
Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 55 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 8 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠129.5°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠157.5°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep increasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of apogee (∠180°).
Moon is reaching point of apogee on this date at 21:28, this is 15 days after last perigee on 29 July 2086 at 01:59 in ♓ Pisces. Lunar orbit is starting to get closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth for 12 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next perigee on 26 August 2086 at 02:04 in ♓ Pisces.
This apogee Moon is 405 496 km (251 964 mi) away from Earth. It is 88 km farther than the mean apogee distance, but it is still 1 213 km closer than the farthest apogee of 21st century.
9 days after its descending node on 4 August 2086 at 08:12 in ♊ Gemini, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 5 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 18 August 2086 at 19:24 in ♐ Sagittarius.
21 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.
8 days after previous North standstill on 4 August 2086 at 20:25 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠22.322°. Next 5 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-22.198° in the next southern standstill on 19 August 2086 at 11:08 in ♐ Sagittarius.
After 11 days on 24 August 2086 at 17:25 in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.