Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 19 July 2053 Saturday is Waxing Crescent, 4 days young Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2053 | July 2053

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

Waxing Crescent 19% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 19% and growing larger. The 4 days young Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 3 days on 15 July 2053 at 17:26.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.

Moon in ♍ Virgo

Moon is passing about ∠19° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1911"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.2% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1911" and ∠1888".

Buck Moon after 11 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2053 after 11 days on 30 July 2053 at 17:06.

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 662 / 1615

The Moon is 4 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 662 of Meeus index or 1615 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.3 days

Length of current 662 lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 15 minutes. It is 1 hour and 40 minutes shorter than next lunation 663 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 29 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 40 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠7.2°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠7.2°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠23.3°. 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 perigee

4 days after point of perigee on 15 July 2053 at 07:11 in ♋ Cancer. 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 28 July 2053 at 06:44 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 374 987 km

Moon is 374 987 km (233 006 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 8 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 073 km (252 322 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♍ Virgo at 09:41 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 2 August 2053 at 22:15 in ♓ Pisces.

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New draconic month

At 09:41 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.


Moon after northern standstill

5 days after previous North standstill on 14 July 2053 at 09:16 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.467°. Next 8 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.438° in the next southern standstill on 27 July 2053 at 19:24 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 11 days

After 11 days on 30 July 2053 at 17:06 in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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