Crescent ♋ Cancer
Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 4 days on 21 July 2079 at 17:54.
Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.
Moon is passing about ∠8° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 4.1% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1968" and ∠1889".
Next Full Moon is the Sturgeon Moon of August 2079 after 17 days on 12 August 2079 at 17:00.
There is low ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at big angle, so their combined tidal force is weak.
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 983 of Meeus index or 1936 from Brown series.
Length of current 983 lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 2 minutes. It is 1 hour and 27 minutes shorter than next lunation 984 length.
Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 42 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 27 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠12°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠28.8°. 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 is reaching point of perigee on this date at 14:32, this is 15 days after last apogee on 11 July 2079 at 01:15 in ♐ Sagittarius. Lunar orbit is starting to get wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth for 12 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next apogee on 7 August 2079 at 14:51 in ♐ Sagittarius.
This perigee Moon is 361 454 km (224 597 mi) away from Earth. It is 1 054 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 8 902 km farther than the closest perigee of 21st century.
4 days after its ascending node on 21 July 2079 at 12:53 in ♈ Aries, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 7 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 3 August 2079 at 04:34 in ♎ Libra.
4 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.
At 06:44 on this date the Moon is meeting its North standstill point, when it will reach northern declination of ∠28.003°. Next 13 days the lunar orbit will move in opposite southward direction to face South declination of ∠-28.063° in its southern standstill point on 8 August 2079 at 23:04 in ♐ Sagittarius.
After 1 day on 28 July 2079 at 08:33 in ♌ Leo, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.