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Moon phase on 16 July 2076 Thursday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2076 | July 2076

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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 ♑ Capricorn.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 16 July 2076 at 10:12 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 in ♑ Capricorn

Moon is leaving the last ∠4° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♒ Aquarius later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1966"

Lunar disc appears visually 4% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1966" and ∠1888".

It is Buck Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Buck of July 2076.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Taurus ♉ on 23 July 2076 at 00:40
  • New Moon in Leo ♌ on 30 July 2076 at 22:05
  • First Quarter in Scorpio ♏ on 7 August 2076 at 23:21
  • Full Moon in Aquarius ♒ on 14 August 2076 at 17:11

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 946 / 1899

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 946 of Meeus index or 1899 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.63 days

Length of current 946 lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 1 minute. It is 37 minutes shorter than next lunation 947 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 17 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 46 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠145.4°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠145.4°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠170.2°. 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

11 days after point of apogee on 4 July 2076 at 16:02 in ♌ Leo. 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 17 July 2076 at 05:58 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 364 621 km

Moon is 364 621 km (226 565 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 358 186 km (222 566 mi).

Moon after descending node

1 day after its descending node on 14 July 2076 at 12:03 in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 10 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 27 July 2076 at 08:20 in ♊ Gemini.

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Draconic month

16 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♊ Gemini, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

1 day after previous South standstill on 15 July 2076 at 12:55 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-24.329°. Next 12 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠24.331° in the next northern standstill on 28 July 2076 at 15:14 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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