Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 15 July 2062 Saturday is Waxing Gibbous, 9 days young Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2062 | July 2062

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

Waxing Gibbous 70% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 70% and growing larger. The 9 days young Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 2 days on 13 July 2062 at 11:43.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the afternoon and sets after midnight to early morning. It is visible to the southeast in early evening and it is up for most of the night.

Moon in ♏ Scorpio

Moon is passing about ∠17° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1820"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1820" and ∠1888".

Buck Moon after 6 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2062 after 6 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 9 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle 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

8 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 4 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 393 911 km

Moon is 393 911 km (244 765 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 4 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 330 km (252 482 mi).

Moon after descending node

4 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 10 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

16 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

9 days after previous North standstill on 5 July 2062 at 17:31 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.441°. Next 3 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 6 days

After 6 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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