Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 3 July 2097 Wednesday is Waning Crescent, 23 days old Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2097 | July 2097

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

Waning Crescent 42% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 42% and getting smaller. The 23 days old Moon is in ♈ Aries.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 1 day on 2 July 2097 at 17:05.

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 ♈ Aries

Moon is passing about ∠22° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1908"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.1% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1908" and ∠1887".

Buck Moon after 20 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2097 after 20 days on 24 July 2097 at 09:54.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 9 July 2097 at 08:58
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 16 July 2097 at 06:10
  • Full Moon in Aquarius ♒ on 24 July 2097 at 09:54
  • Last Quarter in Taurus ♉ on 1 August 2097 at 01:24

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 1205 / 2158

The Moon is 23 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1205 of Meeus index or 2158 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.28 days

Length of current 1205 lunation is 29 days, 6 hours and 44 minutes. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2097. It is 18 minutes shorter than next lunation 1206 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 6 hours shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 9 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠355.1°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠355.1°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠10°. 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

9 days after point of apogee on 24 June 2097 at 09:04 in ♐ Sagittarius. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 5 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 8 July 2097 at 18:43 in ♋ Cancer.

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Distance to Moon 375 625 km

Moon is 375 625 km (233 403 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 5 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 357 840 km (222 351 mi).

Moon before ascending node

13 days after its descending node on 20 June 2097 at 09:05 in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 4 July 2097 at 19:44 in ♉ Taurus.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before northern standstill

8 days after previous South standstill on 25 June 2097 at 00:31 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-27.434°. Next 5 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠27.459° in the next northern standstill on 8 July 2097 at 15:01 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 5 days

After 5 days on 9 July 2097 at 08:58 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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