Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 26 July 2062 Wednesday is Waning Gibbous, 19 days old Moon is in Pisces.

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

Waning Gibbous 78% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 78% and getting smaller. The 19 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 21 July 2062 at 12:47.

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 in ♓ Pisces

Moon is leaving the last ∠1° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♈ Aries later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1834"

Lunar disc appears visually 3% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1834" and ∠1889".

Buck Moon before 4 days

Next Full Moon is the Sturgeon Moon of August 2062 after 24 days on 20 August 2062 at 03:55.

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 773 / 1726

The Moon is 19 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last 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 after apogee

6 days after point of apogee on 20 July 2062 at 10:49 in ♑ Capricorn. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 8 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 4 August 2062 at 04:41 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 390 806 km

Moon is 390 806 km (242 836 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 8 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 358 393 km (222 695 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♓ Pisces at 00:55 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 12 days to meet descending node on 7 August 2062 at 17:38 in ♍ Virgo.

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New draconic month

At 00:55 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.


Moon before northern standstill

7 days after previous South standstill on 19 July 2062 at 00:25 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.466°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.542° in the next northern standstill on 2 August 2062 at 02:58 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 9 days

After 9 days on 5 August 2062 at 00:40 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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