Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 25 July 2071 Saturday is Waning Crescent, 27 days old Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2071 | July 2071

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

Waning Crescent 4% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 4% and getting smaller. The 27 days old Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 5 days on 20 July 2071 at 08:52.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.

Moon in ♋ Cancer

Moon is passing about ∠11° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1970"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.2% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1970" and ∠1889".

Sturgeon Moon after 16 days

Next Full Moon is the Sturgeon Moon of August 2071 after 16 days on 10 August 2071 at 23:39.

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 884 / 1837

The Moon is 27 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 884 of Meeus index or 1837 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.28 days

Length of current 884 lunation is 29 days, 6 hours and 36 minutes. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2071. It is 44 minutes shorter than next lunation 885 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 6 hours and 8 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 minute longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠350.4°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠350.4°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠5.3°. 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

12 days after point of apogee on 12 July 2071 at 16:49 in ♑ Capricorn. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next day, until it get to the point of next perigee on 26 July 2071 at 17:22 in ♋ Cancer.

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Distance to Moon 363 862 km

Moon is 363 862 km (226 093 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 357 370 km (222 059 mi).

Moon before ascending node

7 days after its descending node on 18 July 2071 at 04:18 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 5 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 30 July 2071 at 18:19 in ♍ Virgo.

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Draconic month

21 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

1 day after previous North standstill on 24 July 2071 at 19:33 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.332°. Next 12 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.284° in the next southern standstill on 6 August 2071 at 22:51 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day on 27 July 2071 at 00:56 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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