Moon* ♋ Cancer
Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 6 days on 20 July 2022 at 14:18.
Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.
Moon is passing about ∠21° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 6.6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1769" and ∠1890".
Next Full Moon is the Sturgeon Moon of August 2022 after 15 days on 12 August 2022 at 01:36.
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.
The Moon is 28 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 278 of Meeus index or 1231 from Brown series.
The length of the lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 3 minutes. It is 41 minutes longer than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to decreasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).
The length of the current synodic month is 2 hours and 19 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 4 hours and 44 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.
At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠178.8°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠202°.
1 day after point of apogee on 26 July 2022 at 10:22 in ♋ Cancer. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 14 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 10 August 2022 at 17:14 in ♑ Capricorn.
The Moon is 405 182 km (251 768 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 14 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 359 830 km (223 588 mi).
5 days after ascending node on 22 July 2022 at 09:21 in ♉ Taurus. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 9 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 5 August 2022 at 20:30 in ♏ Scorpio.
5 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.
1 day since the previous standstill on 26 July 2022 at 09:19 in ♋ Cancer when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠26.941°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 12 days to face maximum declination of ∠-27.024° at the point of next southern standstill on 9 August 2022 at 06:36 in ♑ Capricorn.
In 1 day on 28 July 2022 at 17:55 in ♋ Cancer the Moon is going to be in a New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and thus forming the next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.