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Moon phase on 5 July 2050 Tuesday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2050 | July 2050

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Full Moon 99% illuminated

Full Moon is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 99%. The 15 days old Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 4 July 2050 at 18:51 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 ∠23° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1943"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.9% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1943" and ∠1887".

It is Buck Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Buck of July 2050.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 11 July 2050 at 09:46
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 18 July 2050 at 21:17
  • First Quarter in Scorpio ♏ on 27 July 2050 at 01:05
  • Full Moon in Aquarius ♒ on 3 August 2050 at 02:20

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 624 / 1577

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 624 of Meeus index or 1577 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.54 days

Length of current 624 lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 55 minutes. It is 1 hour and 36 minutes shorter than next lunation 625 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 11 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 52 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠104.1°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠104.1°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠137°. 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 perigee

10 days after point of apogee on 25 June 2050 at 04:29 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next day, until it get to the point of next perigee on 7 July 2050 at 02:25 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 368 917 km

Moon is 368 917 km (229 234 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 363 256 km (225 717 mi).

Moon after ascending node

4 days after its ascending node on 30 June 2050 at 22:15 in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 8 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 13 July 2050 at 14:19 in ♉ Taurus.

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Draconic month

4 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

2 days after previous South standstill on 3 July 2050 at 03:14 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-20.482°. Next 10 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠20.446° in the next northern standstill on 15 July 2050 at 23:05 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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