Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 21 August 2092 Thursday is Waning Gibbous, 19 days old Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2092 | August 2092

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

Waning Gibbous 82% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 82% and getting smaller. The 19 days old Moon is in ♈ Aries.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 4 days on 17 August 2092 at 09:22.

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 ∠20° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1808"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.8% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1808" and ∠1897".

Sturgeon Moon before 4 days

Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2092 after 25 days on 15 September 2092 at 20:33.

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 19 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last 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 perigee

7 days after point of perigee on 13 August 2092 at 17:47 in ♐ Sagittarius. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 4 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 25 August 2092 at 18:58 in ♊ Gemini.

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Distance to Moon 396 383 km

The Moon is 396 383 km (246 301 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 4 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 404 285 km (251 211 mi).

Moon after descending node

4 days after descending node on 16 August 2092 at 14:00 in ♒ Aquarius. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 9 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 30 August 2092 at 21:39 in ♌ Leo.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before northern standstill

7 days since the previous standstill on 14 August 2092 at 05:05 in ♑ Capricorn when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-20.084°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 6 days to face maximum declination of ∠20.103° at the point of next northern standstill on 28 August 2092 at 04:01 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 11 days

In 11 days on 1 September 2092 at 22:14 in ♍ Virgo 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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