Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 16 July 2100 Friday is Waxing Gibbous, 9 days young Moon is in Scorpio.

Share this page: twitter facebook google+ linkedin

Moon phase for

Lunar calendar 2100 | July 2100

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

Waxing Gibbous 71% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 71% and growing larger. The 9 days young Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

Previous date | Moon Today | Next date

Moon phases for next 7 days

7 days ago | 7 days after

Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 1 day on 14 July 2100 at 14:43.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the afternoon and sets after midnight to early morning. It is visible to the southeast in early evening and it is up for most of the night.

Moon in ♏ Scorpio

Moon is passing about ∠19° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1969"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.2% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1969" and ∠1888".

Buck Moon after 4 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2100 after 4 days on 21 July 2100 at 10:12.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 21 July 2100 at 10:12
  • Last Quarter in Taurus ♉ on 29 July 2100 at 05:09
  • New Moon in Leo ♌ on 5 August 2100 at 23:02
  • First Quarter in Scorpio ♏ on 12 August 2100 at 19:10

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 1243 / 2196

The Moon is 9 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1243 of Meeus index or 2196 from Brown series.

PreviousCurrent lunationNext

Synodic month length 29.45 days

Length of current 1243 lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 55 minutes. It is 1 hour and 7 minutes longer than next lunation 1244 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 49 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 20 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠261°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠261°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠294.6°. 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 perigee

Moon is reaching point of perigee on this date at 14:15, this is 15 days after last apogee on 1 July 2100 at 09:51 in ♉ Taurus. Lunar orbit is starting to get wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth for 12 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next apogee on 29 July 2100 at 04:16 in ♉ Taurus.

Previous apogeeNext apogee

Distance to Moon 368 737 km

This perigee Moon is 368 737 km (229 123 mi) away from Earth. It is 6 229 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 1 619 km farther than the closest perigee of 21st century.

Moon after descending node

4 days after its descending node on 11 July 2100 at 12:42 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 7 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 24 July 2100 at 11:05 in ♓ Pisces.

Previous nodeNext node

Draconic month

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

PreviousCurrent draconic monthNext

Moon before southern standstill

10 days after previous North standstill on 6 July 2100 at 01:14 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.198°. Next 2 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.246° in the next southern standstill on 19 July 2100 at 03:02 in ♐ Sagittarius.

Previous standstillNext standstill

Syzygy in 4 days

After 4 days on 21 July 2100 at 10:12 in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

Previous syzygyNext syzygy

Share this page: twitter facebook google+ linkedin
Back to: Top of page