Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 26 July 2070 Saturday is Waning Gibbous, 18 days old Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2070 | July 2070

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

Waning Gibbous 90% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 90% and getting smaller. The 18 days old Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 3 days on 23 July 2070 at 07:02.

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 passing about ∠11° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1863"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.4% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1863" and ∠1889".

Buck Moon before 3 days

Next Full Moon is the Sturgeon Moon of August 2070 after 26 days on 21 August 2070 at 19:54.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Moderate tide

There is medium ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at very acute angle, so their combined tidal force is moderate.

Lunation 872 / 1825

The Moon is 18 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 872 of Meeus index or 1825 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.32 days

Length of current 872 lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 37 minutes. It is 2 hours shorter than next lunation 873 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 7 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 2 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠21.1°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠21.1°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠40.1°. 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

7 days after point of apogee on 19 July 2070 at 01:07 in ♐ Sagittarius. 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 3 August 2070 at 20:19 in ♊ Gemini.

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Distance to Moon 384 664 km

Moon is 384 664 km (239 019 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 8 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 364 129 km (226 259 mi).

Moon before descending node

11 days after its ascending node on 14 July 2070 at 23:10 in ♎ Libra, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 2 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 29 July 2070 at 08:38 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon after southern standstill

6 days after previous South standstill on 20 July 2070 at 08:09 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-18.774°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠18.683° in the next northern standstill on 3 August 2070 at 00:42 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 10 days

After 10 days on 6 August 2070 at 08:51 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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