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Moon phase on 24 July 2059 Thursday is Full Moon, 14 days old Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2059 | July 2059

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

Full Moon 99% illuminated

Full Moon is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 99%. The 14 days old Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 25 July 2059 at 02:24 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 ∠23° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1932"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.3% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1932" and ∠1889".

It is Buck Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Buck of July 2059.

Upcoming main Moon phases

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 736 / 1689

The Moon is 14 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 736 of Meeus index or 1689 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.57 days

Length of current 736 lunation is 29 days, 13 hours and 39 minutes. It is 1 hour and 44 minutes shorter than next lunation 737 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 55 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 8 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠119.3°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠119.3°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠149.3°. 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 before perigee

9 days after point of apogee on 14 July 2059 at 18:59 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 2 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 26 July 2059 at 20:05 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 370 944 km

Moon is 370 944 km (230 494 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 2 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 361 174 km (224 423 mi).

Moon after descending node

4 days after its descending node on 20 July 2059 at 05:06 in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 8 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 1 August 2059 at 19:16 in ♉ Taurus.

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Draconic month

18 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♉ Taurus, 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 23 July 2059 at 10:35 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-26.645°. Next 11 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠26.681° in the next northern standstill on 5 August 2059 at 06:00 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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