Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 18 July 2096 Wednesday is Waning Crescent, 28 days old Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2096 | July 2096

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

Waning Crescent 2% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 2% and getting smaller. The 28 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 13 July 2096 at 00:05.

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 in ♋ Cancer

Moon is passing about ∠11° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1938"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.6% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1938" and ∠1888".

Sturgeon Moon after 16 days

Next Full Moon is the Sturgeon Moon of August 2096 after 16 days on 4 August 2096 at 05:05.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • 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
  • Last Quarter in Taurus ♉ on 11 August 2096 at 05:01

Moderate tide

There is medium ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at very acute angle, so their combined tidal force is moderate.

Lunation 1193 / 2146

The Moon is 28 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final 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 perigee

1 day after point of perigee on 16 July 2096 at 15:28 in ♊ Gemini. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 10 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 28 July 2096 at 13:17 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 369 941 km

Moon is 369 941 km (229 871 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 10 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 198 km (251 157 mi).

Moon after ascending node

2 days after its ascending node on 15 July 2096 at 15:38 in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 10 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 29 July 2096 at 04:42 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Draconic month

2 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon in northern standstill

At 09:23 on this date the Moon is meeting its North standstill point, when it will reach northern declination of ∠26.342°. Next 14 days the lunar orbit will move in opposite southward direction to face South declination of ∠-26.382° in its southern standstill point on 1 August 2096 at 13:13 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day 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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