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Moon phase on 12 July 2099 Sunday is Waning Crescent, 23 days old Moon is in Taurus.

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

Waning Crescent 32% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 32% and getting smaller. The 23 days old Moon is in ♉ Taurus.

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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 10 July 2099 at 15:13.

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 ♉ Taurus

Moon is passing about ∠11° of ♉ Taurus tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1802"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1802" and ∠1888".

Sturgeon Moon after 19 days

Next Full Moon is the Sturgeon Moon of August 2099 after 19 days on 1 August 2099 at 02:59.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • 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
  • Last Quarter in Taurus ♉ on 9 August 2099 at 07:14

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 1230 / 2183

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 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 after apogee

3 days after point of apogee on 8 July 2099 at 15:42 in ♓ Pisces. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 8 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 20 July 2099 at 12:45 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 397 693 km

Moon is 397 693 km (247 115 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 8 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 364 045 km (226 207 mi).

Moon after ascending node

3 days after its ascending node on 8 July 2099 at 23:54 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 9 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 22 July 2099 at 07:44 in ♍ Virgo.

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Draconic month

3 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon before northern standstill

10 days after previous South standstill on 1 July 2099 at 18:12 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.409°. Next 3 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 5 days

After 5 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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