Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 6 August 2092 Wednesday is Waxing Crescent, 3 days young Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2092 | August 2092

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

Waxing Crescent 10% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 10% and growing larger. The 3 days young Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 3 days on 3 August 2092 at 09:54.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.

Moon in ♍ Virgo

Moon is passing about ∠22° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1890"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.1% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1890" and ∠1892".

Sturgeon Moon after 10 days

Next Full Moon is the Sturgeon Moon of August 2092 after 10 days on 17 August 2092 at 09:22.

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 1145 / 2098

The Moon is 3 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1145 of Meeus index or 2098 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.51 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 20 minutes. It is 1 hour and 19 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°).

Lunation length shorter than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 24 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 5 hours and 45 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠246.7°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠246.7°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠282.2°.

Moon before apogee

8 days after point of apogee on 29 July 2092 at 00:58 in ♊ Gemini. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 7 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 13 August 2092 at 17:47 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Distance to Moon 379 330 km

The Moon is 379 330 km (235 705 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 7 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 366 986 km (228 035 mi).

Moon after ascending node

2 days after ascending node on 3 August 2092 at 13:51 in ♌ Leo. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 10 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 16 August 2092 at 14:00 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Draconic month

2 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♌ Leo, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.

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Moon after northern standstill

5 days since the previous standstill on 31 July 2092 at 20:14 in ♋ Cancer when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠20.082°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 7 days to face maximum declination of ∠-20.084° at the point of next southern standstill on 14 August 2092 at 05:05 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 10 days

In 10 days on 17 August 2092 at 09:22 in ♒ Aquarius 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.

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