Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 14 July 2053 Monday is Waning Crescent, 28 days old Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2053 | July 2053

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

Waning Crescent 2% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 2% and getting smaller. The 28 days old Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 5 days on 9 July 2053 at 01:47.

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 ♋ Cancer

Moon is passing about ∠5° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1972"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.4% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1972" and ∠1888".

Buck Moon after 16 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2053 after 16 days on 30 July 2053 at 17:06.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 15 July 2053 at 17:26
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 22 July 2053 at 14:16
  • Full Moon in Aquarius ♒ on 30 July 2053 at 17:06
  • Last Quarter in Taurus ♉ on 7 August 2053 at 10:25

Moderate tide

There is medium ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at very acute angle, so their combined tidal force is moderate.

Lunation 661 / 1614

The Moon is 28 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 661 of Meeus index or 1614 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.27 days

Length of current 661 lunation is 29 days, 6 hours and 35 minutes. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2053. It is 40 minutes shorter than next lunation 662 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 6 hours and 9 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month and it is the shortest synodic month length of a for 21st century.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠352.3°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠352.3°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠7.2°. 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

13 days after point of apogee on 1 July 2053 at 02:40 in ♑ Capricorn. 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 15 July 2053 at 07:11 in ♋ Cancer.

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Distance to Moon 363 413 km

Moon is 363 413 km (225 814 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 357 527 km (222 157 mi).

Moon before ascending node

7 days after its descending node on 6 July 2053 at 19:46 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 4 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 19 July 2053 at 09:41 in ♍ Virgo.

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Draconic month

22 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon in northern standstill

At 09:16 on this date the Moon is meeting its North standstill point, when it will reach northern declination of ∠18.467°. Next 13 days the lunar orbit will move in opposite southward direction to face South declination of ∠-18.438° in its southern standstill point on 27 July 2053 at 19:24 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day on 15 July 2053 at 17:26 in ♋ Cancer, 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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