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Moon phase on 14 July 2062 Friday is First Quarter, 8 days young Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2062 | July 2062

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

First Quarter 60% illuminated

First Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 60% and growing larger. The 8 days young Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

* The exact date and time of this First Quarter phase is on 13 July 2062 at 11:43 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at noon and sets at midnight. It is visible high in the southern sky in early evening.

Moon is entering ♏ Scorpio

Moon is passing first ∠4° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1840"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1840" and ∠1888".

Buck Moon after 7 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2062 after 7 days on 21 July 2062 at 12:47.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 21 July 2062 at 12:47
  • Last Quarter in Taurus ♉ on 29 July 2062 at 10:04
  • New Moon in Leo ♌ on 5 August 2062 at 00:40
  • First Quarter in Scorpio ♏ on 12 August 2062 at 00:21

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 773 / 1726

The Moon is 8 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 773 of Meeus index or 1726 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.28 days

Length of current 773 lunation is 29 days, 6 hours and 48 minutes. It is 1 hour and 14 minutes shorter than next lunation 774 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 57 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 13 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠358.8°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠358.8°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠14°. 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 apogee

7 days after point of perigee on 6 July 2062 at 19:35 in ♋ Cancer. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 5 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 20 July 2062 at 10:49 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 389 472 km

Moon is 389 472 km (242 007 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 5 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 330 km (252 482 mi).

Moon after descending node

3 days after its descending node on 11 July 2062 at 11:24 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 11 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 26 July 2062 at 00:55 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before southern standstill

8 days after previous North standstill on 5 July 2062 at 17:31 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.441°. Next 4 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.466° in the next southern standstill on 19 July 2062 at 00:25 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 7 days

After 7 days on 21 July 2062 at 12:47 in ♑ Capricorn, 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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