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Moon phase on 19 July 2073 Wednesday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2073 | July 2073

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

Full Moon 100% illuminated

Full Moon is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 100%. The 15 days old Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 19 July 2073 at 05:04 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at sunset and sets at sunrise. It is visible all night and it is high in the sky around midnight.

Moon is entering ♒ Aquarius

Moon is passing first ∠1° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1844"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.4% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1844" and ∠1888".

It is Buck Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Buck of July 2073.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Spring tide

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

Lunation 909 / 1862

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 909 of Meeus index or 1862 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.41 days

Length of current 909 lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 48 minutes. It is 59 minutes longer than next lunation 910 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 56 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 13 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠284.5°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠284.5°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠313.1°. 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

8 days after point of perigee on 11 July 2073 at 07:01 in ♎ Libra. 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 25 July 2073 at 19:45 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 388 757 km

Moon is 388 757 km (241 562 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 6 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 365 km (251 261 mi).

Moon before descending node

11 days after its ascending node on 8 July 2073 at 01:28 in ♌ Leo, 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 21 July 2073 at 02:27 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon after southern standstill

1 day after previous South standstill on 17 July 2073 at 20:15 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-19.591°. Next 12 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠19.570° in the next northern standstill on 1 August 2073 at 07:46 in ♋ Cancer.

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Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy

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

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