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Moon phase on 14 July 2022 Thursday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2022 | July 2022

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

Full Moon 99% illuminated

Full Moon is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 99%. The 15 days old Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 13 July 2022 at 18:37 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at sunset and sets at sunrise. It is visible all night and it is high in the sky around midnight.

Moon is entering ♒ Aquarius

Moon is passing first ∠2° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1966"

Lunar disc appears visually 4% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1966" and ∠1888".

It is Buck Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Buck of July 2022.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 20 July 2022 at 14:18
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 28 July 2022 at 17:55
  • First Quarter in Scorpio ♏ on 5 August 2022 at 11:06
  • Full Moon in Aquarius ♒ on 12 August 2022 at 01:36

Spring tide

There is high Full Moon ocean tide on this date. Combined Sun and Moon gravitational tidal force working on Earth is strong, because of the Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy alignment.

Lunation 278 / 1231

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 278 of Meeus index or 1231 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.63 days

Length of current 278 lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 3 minutes. It is 41 minutes longer than next lunation 279 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 19 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 44 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠178.8°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠178.8°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠202°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep decreasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Moon after perigee

1 day after point of perigee on 13 July 2022 at 09:08 in ♑ Capricorn. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 11 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 26 July 2022 at 10:22 in ♋ Cancer.

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Distance to Moon 364 679 km

Moon is 364 679 km (226 601 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 11 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 276 km (252 448 mi).

Moon after descending node

4 days after its descending node on 9 July 2022 at 17:28 in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 7 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 22 July 2022 at 09:21 in ♉ Taurus.

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Draconic month

19 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

1 day after previous South standstill on 12 July 2022 at 21:16 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-26.921°. Next 11 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠26.941° in the next northern standstill on 26 July 2022 at 09:19 in ♋ Cancer.

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Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy

The Moon is in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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