Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 8 July 2099 Wednesday is Waning Gibbous, 20 days old Moon is in Pisces.

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

Waning Gibbous 70% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 70% and getting smaller. The 20 days old Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 5 days on 2 July 2099 at 14:21.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the evening and sets in the morning. It is visible to the southwest and it is high in the sky after midnight.

Moon in ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing about ∠23° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1768"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1768" and ∠1887".

Buck Moon before 5 days

Next Full Moon is the Sturgeon Moon of August 2099 after 23 days on 1 August 2099 at 02:59.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 10 July 2099 at 15:13
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 18 July 2099 at 01:01
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 24 July 2099 at 17:09
  • Full Moon in Aquarius ♒ on 1 August 2099 at 02:59

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 1230 / 2183

The Moon is 20 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1230 of Meeus index or 2183 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.37 days

Length of current 1230 lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 51 minutes. It is 57 minutes longer than next lunation 1231 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 53 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 16 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠294.6°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠294.6°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠320.2°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep decreasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Moon in apogee

Moon is reaching point of apogee on this date at 15:42, this is 15 days after last perigee on 23 June 2099 at 09:41 in ♍ Virgo. Lunar orbit is starting to get closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth for 12 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next perigee on 20 July 2099 at 12:45 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 404 420 km

This apogee Moon is 404 420 km (251 295 mi) away from Earth. It is 988 km farther than the mean apogee distance, but it is still 2 289 km closer than the farthest apogee of 21st century.

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♓ Pisces at 23:54 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 13 days to meet descending node on 22 July 2099 at 07:44 in ♍ Virgo.

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New draconic month

At 23:54 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.


Moon after southern standstill

6 days after previous South standstill on 1 July 2099 at 18:12 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.409°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.454° in the next northern standstill on 16 July 2099 at 05:09 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 9 days

After 9 days on 18 July 2099 at 01:01 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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