Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 21 July 2080 Sunday is Waxing Crescent, 5 days young Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2080 | July 2080

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

Waxing Crescent 26% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 26% and growing larger. The 5 days young Moon is in ♎ Libra.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 4 days on 17 July 2080 at 01:21.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.

Moon is entering ♎ Libra

Moon is passing first ∠1° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1922"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.8% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1922" and ∠1889".

Buck Moon after 10 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2080 after 10 days on 31 July 2080 at 19:13.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Neap tide

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.

Lunation 996 / 1949

The Moon is 5 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 996 of Meeus index or 1949 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.29 days

Length of current 996 lunation is 29 days, 6 hours and 52 minutes. It is 1 hour and 19 minutes shorter than next lunation 997 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 52 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 17 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠357°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠357°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠12°. 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 after perigee

4 days after point of perigee on 17 July 2080 at 05:42 in ♋ Cancer. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 9 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 31 July 2080 at 00:49 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 372 856 km

Moon is 372 856 km (231 682 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 9 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 354 km (252 497 mi).

Moon in descending node

Moon is in descending node in ♍ Virgo at 20:09 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from North to South. Moon will follow the southern part of its orbit for the next 14 days to meet ascending node on 5 August 2080 at 09:26 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon after northern standstill

6 days after previous North standstill on 15 July 2080 at 11:18 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.422°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.461° in the next southern standstill on 28 July 2080 at 13:41 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 10 days

After 10 days on 31 July 2080 at 19:13 in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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