Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 24 July 2041 Wednesday is Waning Crescent, 26 days old Moon is in Gemini.

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Lunar calendar 2041 | July 2041

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

Waning Crescent 12% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 12% and getting smaller. The 26 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 20 July 2041 at 09:13.

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 ∠22° of ♊ Gemini tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1838"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1838" and ∠1889".

Sturgeon Moon after 18 days

Next Full Moon is the Sturgeon Moon of August 2041 after 18 days on 12 August 2041 at 02:04.

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 513 / 1466

The Moon is 26 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final 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 before apogee

9 days after point of perigee on 15 July 2041 at 09:14 in ♒ Aquarius. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 6 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 30 July 2041 at 20:07 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 389 922 km

Moon is 389 922 km (242 286 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 6 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 212 km (252 408 mi).

Moon after ascending node

3 days after its ascending node on 21 July 2041 at 10:19 in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 11 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 4 August 2041 at 23:33 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Draconic month

3 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 before northern standstill

11 days after previous South standstill on 12 July 2041 at 18:19 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-27.311°. Next day the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠27.332° in the next northern standstill on 25 July 2041 at 16:19 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 3 days

After 3 days on 28 July 2041 at 01:02 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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