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Moon phase on 12 July 2096 Thursday is Last Quarter, 21 days old Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2096 | July 2096

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

Last Quarter 56% illuminated

Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 56% and getting smaller. The 21 days old Moon is in ♈ Aries.

* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 13 July 2096 at 00:05 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 ∠15° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1953"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.4% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1953" and ∠1888".

Sturgeon Moon after 22 days

Next Full Moon is the Sturgeon Moon of August 2096 after 22 days on 4 August 2096 at 05:05.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • 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
  • Full Moon in Aquarius ♒ on 4 August 2096 at 05:05

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 21 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last 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 before perigee

11 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 4 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 367 051 km

Moon is 367 051 km (228 075 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 4 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 365 786 km (227 289 mi).

Moon before ascending node

10 days 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 3 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

24 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 northern standstill

7 days after previous South standstill on 5 July 2096 at 06:20 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-26.318°. Next 5 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠26.342° in the next northern standstill on 18 July 2096 at 09:23 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 7 days

After 7 days on 19 July 2096 at 17:20 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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