Crescent ♊ Gemini
Moon phase on 23 August 2095 Tuesday is Waning Crescent, 23 days old Moon is in Gemini.Share this page: twitter facebook linkedin
Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 1 day on 22 August 2095 at 07:57.
Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.
Moon is passing about ∠15° of ♊ Gemini tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 1.2% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1921" and ∠1898".
Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2095 after 21 days on 14 September 2095 at 01:11.
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 23 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1182 of Meeus index or 2135 from Brown series.
Length of current 1182 lunation is 29 days, 13 hours and 37 minutes. It is 2 hours and 12 minutes shorter than next lunation 1183 length.
Length of current synodic month is 53 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 10 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠110.9°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠142.6°. 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°).
5 days after point of perigee on 17 August 2095 at 18:05 in ♓ Pisces. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 9 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 2 September 2095 at 11:07 in ♎ Libra.
Moon is 373 220 km (231 908 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 9 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 946 km (252 243 mi).
Moon is in ascending node in ♊ Gemini at 13:13 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 14 days to meet descending node on 7 September 2095 at 00:47 in ♐ Sagittarius.
At 13:13 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.
10 days after previous South standstill on 12 August 2095 at 16:37 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-24.989°. Next day the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠25.058° in the next northern standstill on 25 August 2095 at 09:24 in ♋ Cancer.
After 6 days on 29 August 2095 at 21:05 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.