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Moon phase on 7 July 2047 Sunday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2047 | July 2047

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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 15 days old Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 7 July 2047 at 10:33 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 ∠16° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1907"

Lunar disc appears visually 1% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1907" and ∠1887".

It is Buck Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Buck of July 2047.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 15 July 2047 at 00:09
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 22 July 2047 at 22:49
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 29 July 2047 at 22:03
  • Full Moon in Aquarius ♒ on 5 August 2047 at 20:38

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 587 / 1540

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 587 of Meeus index or 1540 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.51 days

Length of current 587 lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 13 minutes. It is 1 hour and 46 minutes longer than next lunation 588 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 31 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 38 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠240°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠240°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠274.9°. 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

3 days after point of perigee on 4 July 2047 at 04:56 in ♏ Scorpio. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 8 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 16 July 2047 at 03:57 in ♉ Taurus.

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Distance to Moon 375 943 km

Moon is 375 943 km (233 600 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 8 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 370 km (251 264 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♑ Capricorn at 11:43 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 14 days to meet descending node on 21 July 2047 at 20:52 in ♋ Cancer.

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New draconic month

At 11:43 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.


Moon after southern standstill

1 day after previous South standstill on 5 July 2047 at 15:10 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-25.343°. Next 12 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠25.339° in the next northern standstill on 19 July 2047 at 18:19 in ♊ Gemini.

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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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