Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 26 July 2060 Monday is Waning Crescent, 28 days old Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2060 | July 2060

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

Waning Crescent 1% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 1% 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 20 July 2060 at 13:24.

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 ∠21° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1881"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.4% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1881" and ∠1889".

Sturgeon Moon after 16 days

Next Full Moon is the Sturgeon Moon of August 2060 after 16 days on 12 August 2060 at 00:51.

Upcoming main Moon phases

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 748 / 1701

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 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 after perigee

6 days after point of perigee on 20 July 2060 at 04:58 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 7 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 3 August 2060 at 08:10 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 381 026 km

Moon is 381 026 km (236 759 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 7 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 228 km (251 176 mi).

Moon after ascending node

5 days after its ascending node on 20 July 2060 at 22:57 in ♈ Aries, 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 3 August 2060 at 14:41 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon after northern standstill

1 day after previous North standstill on 25 July 2060 at 08:10 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠27.680°. Next 13 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-27.761° in the next southern standstill on 8 August 2060 at 17:40 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day 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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