Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 18 July 2039 Monday is Waning Crescent, 26 days old Moon is in Gemini.

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Lunar calendar 2039 | July 2039

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

Waning Crescent 7% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 7% and getting smaller. The 26 days old Moon is in ♊ Gemini.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 5 days on 13 July 2039 at 03:38.

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 ♊ Gemini

Moon is passing about ∠24° of ♊ Gemini tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1770"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1770" and ∠1888".

Sturgeon Moon after 16 days

Next Full Moon is the Sturgeon Moon of August 2039 after 16 days on 4 August 2039 at 09:56.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 21 July 2039 at 07:54
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 28 July 2039 at 17:50
  • Full Moon in Aquarius ♒ on 4 August 2039 at 09:56
  • Last Quarter in Taurus ♉ on 11 August 2039 at 19:36

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 488 / 1441

The Moon is 26 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 488 of Meeus index or 1441 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.61 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 14 hours and 33 minutes. It is 1 hour and 37 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°).

Lunation length longer than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 1 hour and 49 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 5 hours and 14 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠199.2°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠199.2°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠226.3°.

Moon after apogee

1 day after point of apogee on 17 July 2039 at 03:14 in ♊ Gemini. 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 1 August 2039 at 22:38 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Distance to Moon 404 949 km

The Moon is 404 949 km (251 624 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 14 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 363 901 km (226 118 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♊ Gemini at 06:48 crossing the ecliptic from South to North to meet descending node 13 days later on 31 July 2039 at 22:26 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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New draconic month

At 06:48 the Moon completes the previous draconic month and enters the new one.

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Moon before northern standstill

12 days since the previous standstill on 5 July 2039 at 22:01 in ♑ Capricorn when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-24.696°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next day to face maximum declination of ∠24.697° at the point of next northern standstill on 19 July 2039 at 22:01 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 2 days

In 2 days on 21 July 2039 at 07:54 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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