Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 15 July 2080 Monday is Waning Crescent, 27 days old Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2080 | July 2080

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 10 July 2080 at 06:45.

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 is entering ♋ Cancer

Moon is passing first ∠2° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1961"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.8% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1961" and ∠1888".

Buck Moon after 16 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2080 after 16 days on 31 July 2080 at 19:13.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 17 July 2080 at 01:21
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 23 July 2080 at 18:40
  • Full Moon in Aquarius ♒ on 31 July 2080 at 19:13
  • Last Quarter in Taurus ♉ on 8 August 2080 at 17:21

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 995 / 1948

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 995 of Meeus index or 1948 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.28 days

Length of current 995 lunation is 29 days, 6 hours and 40 minutes. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2080. It is 12 minutes shorter than next lunation 996 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 6 hours and 4 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠341.5°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠341.5°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠357°. 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 perigee

11 days after point of apogee on 3 July 2080 at 22:07 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 17 July 2080 at 05:42 in ♋ Cancer.

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Distance to Moon 365 535 km

Moon is 365 535 km (227 133 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 357 232 km (221 974 mi).

Moon after ascending node

6 days after its ascending node on 9 July 2080 at 07:56 in ♈ Aries, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 6 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 21 July 2080 at 20:09 in ♍ Virgo.

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Draconic month

6 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon in northern standstill

At 11:18 on this date the Moon is meeting its North standstill point, when it will reach northern declination of ∠28.422°. Next 13 days the lunar orbit will move in opposite southward direction to face South declination of ∠-28.461° in its southern standstill point on 28 July 2080 at 13:41 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day on 17 July 2080 at 01:21 in ♋ Cancer, 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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