Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 4 July 2062 Tuesday is Waning Crescent, 26 days old Moon is in Gemini.

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Lunar calendar 2062 | July 2062

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

Waning Crescent 8% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 8% and getting smaller. The 26 days old Moon is in ♊ Gemini.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 4 days on 29 June 2062 at 23:54.

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 ♊ Gemini

Moon is passing about ∠11° of ♊ Gemini tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1954"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.5% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1954" and ∠1887".

Buck Moon after 17 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2062 after 17 days on 21 July 2062 at 12:47.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 6 July 2062 at 17:53
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 13 July 2062 at 11:43
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 21 July 2062 at 12:47
  • Last Quarter in Taurus ♉ on 29 July 2062 at 10:04

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 772 / 1725

The Moon is 26 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 772 of Meeus index or 1725 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.28 days

Length of current 772 lunation is 29 days, 6 hours and 41 minutes. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2062. It is 7 minutes shorter than next lunation 773 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 6 hours and 3 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠343.6°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠343.6°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠358.8°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep decreasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Moon before perigee

11 days after point of apogee on 23 June 2062 at 08:23 in ♑ Capricorn. 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 6 July 2062 at 19:35 in ♋ Cancer.

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Distance to Moon 366 764 km

Moon is 366 764 km (227 897 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 2 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 357 187 km (221 946 mi).

Moon after ascending node

5 days after its ascending node on 28 June 2062 at 23:25 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 6 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 11 July 2062 at 11:24 in ♍ Virgo.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before northern standstill

12 days after previous South standstill on 21 June 2062 at 19:23 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.402°. Next day the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.441° in the next northern standstill on 5 July 2062 at 17:31 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 2 days

After 2 days on 6 July 2062 at 17:53 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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