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Moon phase on 26 July 2030 Friday is Waning Crescent, 25 days old Moon is in Gemini.

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Lunar calendar 2030 | July 2030

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

Waning Crescent 14% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 14% and getting smaller. The 25 days old Moon is in ♊ Gemini.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 4 days on 22 July 2030 at 08:07.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.

Moon in ♊ Gemini

Moon is passing about ∠19° of ♊ Gemini tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1770"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1770" and ∠1889".

Sturgeon Moon after 17 days

Next Full Moon is the Sturgeon Moon of August 2030 after 17 days on 13 August 2030 at 10:44.

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 377 / 1330

The Moon is 25 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 377 of Meeus index or 1330 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.57 days

Length of current 377 lunation is 29 days, 13 hours and 37 minutes. It is 1 hour and 41 minutes longer than next lunation 378 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 52 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 10 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠213.7°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠213.7°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠244.5°. 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 apogee

1 day after point of apogee on 25 July 2030 at 04:55 in ♊ Gemini. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 14 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 9 August 2030 at 22:50 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Distance to Moon 404 949 km

Moon is 404 949 km (251 624 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 14 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 366 742 km (227 883 mi).

Moon in descending node

Moon is in descending node in ♊ Gemini at 05:01 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from North to South. Moon will follow the southern part of its orbit for the next 13 days to meet ascending node on 8 August 2030 at 19:44 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Draconic month

13 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon in northern standstill

At 10:14 on this date the Moon is meeting its North standstill point, when it will reach northern declination of ∠22.659°. Next 13 days the lunar orbit will move in opposite southward direction to face South declination of ∠-22.572° in its southern standstill point on 9 August 2030 at 01:58 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 3 days

After 3 days on 30 July 2030 at 11:11 in ♌ Leo, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.

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