Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 3 July 2096 Tuesday is Waxing Gibbous, 12 days young Moon is in Sagittarius.

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Lunar calendar 2096 | July 2096

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

Waxing Gibbous 95% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 95% and growing larger. The 12 days young Moon is in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 5 days on 27 June 2096 at 13:31.

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 in ♐ Sagittarius

Moon is passing about ∠18° of ♐ Sagittarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1779"

Lunar disc appears visually 5.9% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1779" and ∠1887".

Buck Moon after 2 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2096 after 2 days on 5 July 2096 at 17:02.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 5 July 2096 at 17:02
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 13 July 2096 at 00:05
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 19 July 2096 at 17:20
  • First Quarter in Scorpio ♏ on 27 July 2096 at 05:59

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 1193 / 2146

The Moon is 12 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1193 of Meeus index or 2146 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.34 days

Length of current 1193 lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 9 minutes. It is 1 hour and 30 minutes shorter than next lunation 1194 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 35 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 34 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠26.7°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠26.7°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠47.7°. 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 apogee

2 days after point of apogee on 30 June 2096 at 19:58 in ♏ Scorpio. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 13 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 16 July 2096 at 15:28 in ♊ Gemini.

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Distance to Moon 402 803 km

Moon is 402 803 km (250 290 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 13 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 365 786 km (227 289 mi).

Moon after descending node

1 day after its descending node on 2 July 2096 at 01:01 in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 12 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 15 July 2096 at 15:38 in ♉ Taurus.

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Draconic month

15 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♊ Gemini, 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 21 June 2096 at 00:14 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠26.330°. Next day the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-26.318° in the next southern standstill on 5 July 2096 at 06:20 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 2 days

After 2 days on 5 July 2096 at 17:02 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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