Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 19 July 2085 Thursday is Waning Crescent, 27 days old Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2085 | July 2085

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

Waning Crescent 5% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 5% 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 14 July 2085 at 00:24.

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 ∠3° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1805"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1805" and ∠1888".

Sturgeon Moon after 17 days

Next Full Moon is the Sturgeon Moon of August 2085 after 17 days on 5 August 2085 at 17:29.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 21 July 2085 at 17:43
  • First Quarter in Scorpio ♏ on 29 July 2085 at 20:47
  • Full Moon in Aquarius ♒ on 5 August 2085 at 17:29
  • Last Quarter in Taurus ♉ on 12 August 2085 at 09:00

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 1057 / 2010

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 1057 of Meeus index or 2010 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.6 days

Length of current 1057 lunation is 29 days, 14 hours and 25 minutes. It is 1 hour and 3 minutes shorter than next lunation 1058 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 41 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 22 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠128.7°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠128.7°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠156.8°. 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 before apogee

10 days after point of perigee on 8 July 2085 at 19:46 in ♑ Capricorn. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 4 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 24 July 2085 at 03:49 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 397 001 km

Moon is 397 001 km (246 685 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 4 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 307 km (252 467 mi).

Moon in descending node

Moon is in descending node in ♋ Cancer at 10:21 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 2 August 2085 at 20:43 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Draconic month

13 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon is moving from the middle to the last part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

1 day after previous North standstill on 18 July 2085 at 08:40 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠24.116°. Next 13 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-24.052° in the next southern standstill on 1 August 2085 at 23:37 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 2 days

After 2 days on 21 July 2085 at 17:43 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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