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Moon phase on 8 July 2034 Saturday is Last Quarter, 21 days old Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2034 | July 2034

Last Quarter phase
Last Quarter phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Last Quarter 57% illuminated

Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 57% and getting smaller. The 21 days old Moon is in ♈ Aries.

* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 9 July 2034 at 01:59 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at midnight and sets at noon. It is visible to the south in the morning.

Moon in ♈ Aries

Moon is passing about ∠9° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1950"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.3% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1950" and ∠1887".

Buck Moon after 22 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2034 after 22 days on 31 July 2034 at 05:54.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 9 July 2034 at 01:59
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 15 July 2034 at 18:15
  • First Quarter in Scorpio ♏ on 23 July 2034 at 07:05
  • Full Moon in Aquarius ♒ on 31 July 2034 at 05:54

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 426 / 1379

The Moon is 21 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 426 of Meeus index or 1379 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.33 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 49 minutes. It is 1 hour and 49 minutes shorter than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to increasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at apogee (∠180°).

Lunation length shorter than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 4 hours and 55 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 1 hour and 14 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠25.4°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠25.4°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠45.9°.

Moon before apogee

11 days after point of apogee on 27 June 2034 at 00:19 in ♏ Scorpio. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 4 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 12 July 2034 at 19:35 in ♊ Gemini.

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Distance to Moon 367 533 km

The Moon is 367 533 km (228 374 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 4 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 365 365 km (227 027 mi).

Moon after descending node

1 day after descending node on 7 July 2034 at 14:33 in ♓ Pisces. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 11 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 20 July 2034 at 09:54 in ♍ Virgo.

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Draconic month

15 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.

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Moon before northern standstill

7 days since the previous standstill on 30 June 2034 at 23:50 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-18.423°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 5 days to face maximum declination of ∠18.385° at the point of next northern standstill on 14 July 2034 at 05:13 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 7 days

In 7 days on 15 July 2034 at 18:15 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.

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