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Moon phase on 15 July 2089 Friday is First Quarter, 8 days young Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2089 | July 2089

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

First Quarter 58% illuminated

First Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 58% and growing larger. The 8 days young Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

* The exact date and time of this First Quarter phase is on 14 July 2089 at 17:11 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at noon and sets at midnight. It is visible high in the southern sky in early evening.

Moon is entering ♏ Scorpio

Moon is passing first ∠3° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1876"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1876" and ∠1888".

Buck Moon after 7 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2089 after 7 days on 22 July 2089 at 14:50.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 22 July 2089 at 14:50
  • Last Quarter in Taurus ♉ on 30 July 2089 at 15:55
  • New Moon in Leo ♌ on 6 August 2089 at 08:28
  • First Quarter in Scorpio ♏ on 13 August 2089 at 03:58

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 1107 / 2060

The Moon is 8 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1107 of Meeus index or 2060 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.28 days

Length of current 1107 lunation is 29 days, 6 hours and 40 minutes. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2089. It is 50 minutes shorter than next lunation 1108 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 ∠348.5°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠348.5°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠3.5°. 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

6 days after point of perigee on 8 July 2089 at 18:12 in ♋ Cancer. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 7 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 23 July 2089 at 06:57 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 382 129 km

Moon is 382 129 km (237 444 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 7 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 372 km (252 508 mi).

Moon after ascending node

1 day after its ascending node on 13 July 2089 at 23:07 in ♎ Libra, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 13 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 28 July 2089 at 12:48 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

1 day after beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

8 days after previous North standstill on 6 July 2089 at 18:10 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.574°. Next 4 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.541° in the next southern standstill on 19 July 2089 at 19:41 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 7 days

After 7 days on 22 July 2089 at 14:50 in ♑ Capricorn, 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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