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Moon phase on 11 July 2069 Thursday is Last Quarter, 22 days old Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2069 | July 2069

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

Last Quarter 52% illuminated

Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 52% and getting smaller. The 22 days old Moon is in ♈ Aries.

* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 11 July 2069 at 14:59 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 ∠18° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1970"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.3% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1970" and ∠1887".

Sturgeon Moon after 22 days

Next Full Moon is the Sturgeon Moon of August 2069 after 22 days on 2 August 2069 at 23:44.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 18 July 2069 at 11:13
  • First Quarter in Scorpio ♏ on 26 July 2069 at 05:30
  • Full Moon in Aquarius ♒ on 2 August 2069 at 23:44
  • Last Quarter in Taurus ♉ on 9 August 2069 at 19:41

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 859 / 1812

The Moon is 22 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 859 of Meeus index or 1812 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.37 days

Length of current 859 lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 59 minutes. It is 1 hour and 51 minutes shorter than next lunation 860 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 45 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 24 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠40.5°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠40.5°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠66.4°. 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 perigee

13 days after point of apogee on 28 June 2069 at 10:15 in ♎ Libra. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 2 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 13 July 2069 at 15:08 in ♉ Taurus.

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Distance to Moon 363 878 km

Moon is 363 878 km (226 103 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 2 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 368 840 km (229 187 mi).

Moon before descending node

11 days after its ascending node on 29 June 2069 at 14:55 in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 13 July 2069 at 03:06 in ♉ Taurus.

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Draconic month

11 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon before northern standstill

8 days after previous South standstill on 2 July 2069 at 18:22 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-19.920°. Next 4 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠19.867° in the next northern standstill on 15 July 2069 at 22:08 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 6 days

After 6 days on 18 July 2069 at 11:13 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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