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Moon phase on 3 July 2086 Wednesday is Last Quarter, 21 days old Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2086 | July 2086

Last Quarter phase
Last Quarter phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Last Quarter 54% illuminated

Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 54% and getting smaller. The 21 days old Moon is in ♈ Aries.

* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 3 July 2086 at 20:10 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at midnight and sets at noon. It is visible to the south in the morning.

Moon in ♈ Aries

Moon is passing about ∠8° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1973"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.4% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1973" and ∠1887".

Buck Moon after 22 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2086 after 22 days on 26 July 2086 at 09:24.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 10 July 2086 at 22:02
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 18 July 2086 at 21:45
  • Full Moon in Aquarius ♒ on 26 July 2086 at 09:24
  • Last Quarter in Taurus ♉ on 2 August 2086 at 01:01

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 1069 / 2022

The Moon is 21 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1069 of Meeus index or 2022 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.45 days

Length of current 1069 lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 50 minutes. It is 1 hour and 46 minutes shorter than next lunation 1070 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 54 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 15 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠62.5°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠62.5°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠95.5°. 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

1 day after point of perigee on 2 July 2086 at 04:43 in ♓ Pisces. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 13 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 17 July 2086 at 04:25 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 363 346 km

Moon is 363 346 km (225 773 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 13 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 547 km (251 374 mi).

Moon before descending node

8 days after its ascending node on 25 June 2086 at 07:25 in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 4 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 8 July 2086 at 05:01 in ♊ Gemini.

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Draconic month

8 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon before northern standstill

7 days after previous South standstill on 25 June 2086 at 15:51 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-22.460°. Next 5 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠22.447° in the next northern standstill on 8 July 2086 at 14:01 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 7 days

After 7 days on 10 July 2086 at 22:02 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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