Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 24 July 2083 Saturday is Waxing Gibbous, 10 days young Moon is in Sagittarius.

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Lunar calendar 2083 | July 2083

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

Waxing Gibbous 74% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 74% and growing larger. The 10 days young Moon is in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 2 days on 22 July 2083 at 08:56.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the afternoon and sets after midnight to early morning. It is visible to the southeast in early evening and it is up for most of the night.

Moon is entering ♐ Sagittarius

Moon is passing first ∠0° of ♐ Sagittarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1973"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.3% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1973" and ∠1889".

Buck Moon after 4 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2083 after 4 days on 29 July 2083 at 01:00.

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 1033 / 1986

The Moon is 10 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1033 of Meeus index or 1986 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.54 days

Length of current 1033 lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 51 minutes. It is 1 hour and 29 minutes longer than next lunation 1034 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 7 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 56 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠232°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠232°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠266.6°. 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

14 days after point of apogee on 10 July 2083 at 10:51 in ♉ Taurus. 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 26 July 2083 at 06:24 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Distance to Moon 363 318 km

Moon is 363 318 km (225 755 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 364 756 km (226 649 mi).

Moon before ascending node

8 days after its descending node on 16 July 2083 at 06:07 in ♌ Leo, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 4 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 29 July 2083 at 04:55 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Draconic month

22 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

12 days after previous North standstill on 12 July 2083 at 11:43 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠26.931°. Next day the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-26.954° in the next southern standstill on 26 July 2083 at 00:18 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 4 days

After 4 days on 29 July 2083 at 01:00 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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