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Moon phase on 18 July 2069 Thursday is New Moon, less than 1 day young Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2069 | July 2069

New Moon phase
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Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

New Moon

New Moon is the lunar phase on . Surface of the Moon disc is not illuminated. The less than 1 day young Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 18 July 2069 at 11:13 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at sunrise and sets at sunset. It's part facing the Earth is completely in shadow.

Moon in ♋ Cancer

Moon is leaving the last ∠3° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♌ Leo later.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1881" and ∠1888".

Sturgeon Moon after 15 days

Next Full Moon is the Sturgeon Moon of August 2069 after 15 days on 2 August 2069 at 23:44.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Spring tide

There is high New Moon ocean tide on this date. Combined Sun and Moon gravitational tidal force working on Earth is strong, because of the Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.

New lunation 860 / 1813

At 11:13 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 860 of Meeus index or 1813 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.45 days

29 days, 10 hours and 50 minutes is the length of new lunation 860. It is 2 hours and 42 minutes shorter than next lunation 861 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 54 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 15 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠66.4°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠66.4°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠99.7°. 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 perigee

4 days after point of perigee on 13 July 2069 at 15:08 in ♉ Taurus. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 7 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 26 July 2069 at 04:43 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 380 999 km

Moon is 380 999 km (236 742 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 7 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 051 km (251 066 mi).

Moon after descending node

5 days after its descending node on 13 July 2069 at 03:06 in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 8 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 26 July 2069 at 17:40 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon after northern standstill

2 days after previous North standstill on 15 July 2069 at 22:08 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠19.867°. Next 11 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-19.783° in the next southern standstill on 30 July 2069 at 03:42 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy

The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.

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