Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 3 July 2041 Wednesday is Waxing Crescent, 5 days young Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2041 | July 2041

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

Waxing Crescent 22% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 22% and growing larger. The 5 days young Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 5 days on 28 June 2041 at 11:17.

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 ∠8° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1768"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1768" and ∠1887".

Buck Moon after 10 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2041 after 10 days on 13 July 2041 at 19:01.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 6 July 2041 at 14:12
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 13 July 2041 at 19:01
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 20 July 2041 at 09:13
  • New Moon in Leo ♌ on 28 July 2041 at 01:02

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 513 / 1466

The Moon is 5 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 513 of Meeus index or 1466 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.57 days

Length of current 513 lunation is 29 days, 13 hours and 45 minutes. It is 1 hour and 29 minutes shorter than next lunation 514 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 1 minute longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 2 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠123.4°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠123.4°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠152.5°. 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°).

Moon in apogee

Moon is reaching point of apogee on this date at 06:46, this is 15 days after last perigee on 17 June 2041 at 11:48 in ♒ Aquarius. Lunar orbit is starting to get closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth for 11 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next perigee on 15 July 2041 at 09:14 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 405 266 km

This apogee Moon is 405 266 km (251 821 mi) away from Earth. It is 142 km farther than the mean apogee distance, but it is still 1 443 km closer than the farthest apogee of 21st century.

Moon before descending node

9 days after its ascending node on 24 June 2041 at 08:57 in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 5 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 8 July 2041 at 20:45 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon after northern standstill

5 days after previous North standstill on 28 June 2041 at 10:46 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠27.286°. Next 9 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-27.311° in the next southern standstill on 12 July 2041 at 18:19 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 10 days

After 10 days on 13 July 2041 at 19:01 in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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