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Moon phase on 21 July 2043 Tuesday is Full Moon, 14 days old Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2043 | July 2043

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

Full Moon 100% illuminated

Full Moon is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 100%. The 14 days old Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 22 July 2043 at 03:24 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 in ♑ Capricorn

Moon is passing about ∠21° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1812"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.1% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1812" and ∠1888".

It is Buck Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Buck of July 2043.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 22 July 2043 at 03:24
  • Last Quarter in Taurus ♉ on 29 July 2043 at 08:23
  • New Moon in Leo ♌ on 5 August 2043 at 02:23
  • First Quarter in Scorpio ♏ on 12 August 2043 at 18:57

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 538 / 1491

The Moon is 14 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 538 of Meeus index or 1491 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.36 days

Length of current 538 lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 32 minutes. It is 2 hours and 23 minutes shorter than next lunation 539 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 12 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 57 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠33.6°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠33.6°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠57.1°. 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 after apogee

4 days after point of apogee on 16 July 2043 at 14:34 in ♏ Scorpio. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 10 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 1 August 2043 at 05:13 in ♊ Gemini.

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Distance to Moon 395 505 km

Moon is 395 505 km (245 755 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 10 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 367 517 km (228 364 mi).

Moon before ascending node

8 days after its descending node on 12 July 2043 at 12:01 in ♎ Libra, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 5 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 26 July 2043 at 19:43 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

21 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♓ Pisces, 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 19 July 2043 at 20:10 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.464°. Next 11 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.531° in the next northern standstill on 2 August 2043 at 03:11 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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