Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 18 July 2060 Sunday is Waning Gibbous, 20 days old Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2060 | July 2060

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

Waning Gibbous 73% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 73% and getting smaller. The 20 days old Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 4 days on 13 July 2060 at 15:08.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the evening and sets in the morning. It is visible to the southwest and it is high in the sky after midnight.

Moon is entering ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing first ∠0° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1961"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.8% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1961" and ∠1888".

Buck Moon before 4 days

Next Full Moon is the Sturgeon Moon of August 2060 after 24 days on 12 August 2060 at 00:51.

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 748 / 1701

The Moon is 20 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 748 of Meeus index or 1701 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.41 days

Length of current 748 lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 52 minutes. It is 2 hours and 15 minutes shorter than next lunation 749 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 52 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 17 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠54.1°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠54.1°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠84.5°. 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

11 days after point of apogee on 6 July 2060 at 13:25 in ♎ Libra. 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 20 July 2060 at 04:58 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 365 491 km

Moon is 365 491 km (227 106 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 369 731 km (229 740 mi).

Moon before ascending node

10 days after its descending node on 7 July 2060 at 12:29 in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 2 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 20 July 2060 at 22:57 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

24 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

6 days after previous South standstill on 12 July 2060 at 09:29 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-27.639°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠27.680° in the next northern standstill on 25 July 2060 at 08:10 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 9 days

After 9 days on 27 July 2060 at 12:49 in ♌ Leo, 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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