Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 18 July 2064 Friday is Waxing Crescent, 4 days young Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2064 | July 2064

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

Waxing Crescent 21% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 21% and growing larger. The 4 days young Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 4 days on 14 July 2064 at 08:46.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.

Moon in ♍ Virgo

Moon is passing about ∠21° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1968"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.1% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1968" and ∠1888".

Buck Moon after 9 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2064 after 9 days on 28 July 2064 at 07:40.

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 798 / 1751

The Moon is 4 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 798 of Meeus index or 1751 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.38 days

Length of current 798 lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 3 minutes. It is 41 minutes longer than next lunation 799 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 41 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 28 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠301.5°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠301.5°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠325.7°. 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 in perigee

Moon is reaching point of perigee on this date at 08:38, this is 12 days after last apogee on 6 July 2064 at 04:32 in ♈ Aries. Lunar orbit is starting to get wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth for 15 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next apogee on 2 August 2064 at 22:45 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 367 671 km

This perigee Moon is 367 671 km (228 460 mi) away from Earth. It is 5 163 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 2 685 km farther than the closest perigee of 21st century.

Moon after descending node

2 days after its descending node on 16 July 2064 at 00:17 in ♌ Leo, 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 29 July 2064 at 02:05 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Draconic month

16 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

6 days after previous North standstill on 12 July 2064 at 04:20 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠27.364°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-27.393° in the next southern standstill on 25 July 2064 at 00:49 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 9 days

After 9 days on 28 July 2064 at 07:40 in ♒ Aquarius, 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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