Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 14 July 2097 Sunday is Waxing Crescent, 6 days young Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2097 | July 2097

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

Waxing Crescent 32% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 32% and growing larger. The 6 days young Moon is in ♎ Libra.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 5 days on 9 July 2097 at 08:58.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.

Moon is entering ♎ Libra

Moon is passing first ∠2° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1871"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.9% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1871" and ∠1888".

Buck Moon after 9 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2097 after 9 days on 24 July 2097 at 09:54.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • 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
  • New Moon in Leo ♌ on 7 August 2097 at 16:00

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 1206 / 2159

The Moon is 6 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1206 of Meeus index or 2159 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.29 days

Length of current 1206 lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 2 minutes. It is 1 hour and 32 minutes shorter than next lunation 1207 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 42 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 27 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠10°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠10°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠26.5°. 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

5 days after point of perigee on 8 July 2097 at 18:43 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 21 July 2097 at 14:19 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Distance to Moon 383 033 km

Moon is 383 033 km (238 006 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 7 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 917 km (252 225 mi).

Moon before descending node

9 days after its ascending node on 4 July 2097 at 19:44 in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 2 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 17 July 2097 at 10:55 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Draconic month

9 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 after northern standstill

5 days after previous North standstill on 8 July 2097 at 15:01 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠27.459°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-27.475° in the next southern standstill on 22 July 2097 at 05:45 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 9 days

After 9 days on 24 July 2097 at 09:54 in ♒ Aquarius, 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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