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Moon phase on 13 July 2066 Tuesday is Last Quarter, 21 days old Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2066 | July 2066

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

Last Quarter 58% illuminated

Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 58% and getting smaller. The 21 days old Moon is in ♈ Aries.

* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 14 July 2066 at 06:38 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at midnight and sets at noon. It is visible to the south in the morning.

Moon in ♈ Aries

Moon is passing about ∠12° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1850"

Lunar disc appears visually 2% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1850" and ∠1888".

Sturgeon Moon after 23 days

Next Full Moon is the Sturgeon Moon of August 2066 after 23 days on 5 August 2066 at 16:59.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 14 July 2066 at 06:38
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 22 July 2066 at 10:34
  • First Quarter in Scorpio ♏ on 30 July 2066 at 02:01
  • Full Moon in Aquarius ♒ on 5 August 2066 at 16:59

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 822 / 1775

The Moon is 21 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 822 of Meeus index or 1775 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.64 days

Length of current 822 lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 19 minutes. It is 1 hour and 3 minutes longer than next lunation 823 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 34 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 28 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠183.2°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠183.2°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠207°. 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 apogee

6 days after point of perigee on 6 July 2066 at 20:02 in ♐ Sagittarius. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 6 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 19 July 2066 at 16:13 in ♊ Gemini.

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Distance to Moon 387 534 km

Moon is 387 534 km (240 802 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 6 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 051 km (252 308 mi).

Moon after ascending node

6 days after its ascending node on 6 July 2066 at 22:56 in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 7 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 20 July 2066 at 16:05 in ♋ Cancer.

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Draconic month

6 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon before northern standstill

7 days after previous South standstill on 5 July 2066 at 15:36 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-24.732°. Next 5 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠24.725° in the next northern standstill on 18 July 2066 at 23:31 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 8 days

After 8 days on 22 July 2066 at 10:34 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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