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Moon phase on 15 July 2049 Thursday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2049 | July 2049

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Full Moon 100% illuminated

Full Moon is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 100%. The 15 days old Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 15 July 2049 at 02:29 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at sunset and sets at sunrise. It is visible all night and it is high in the sky around midnight.

Moon in ♑ Capricorn

Moon is leaving the last ∠1° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♒ Aquarius later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1973"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.4% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1973" and ∠1888".

It is Buck Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Buck of July 2049.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 21 July 2049 at 18:48
  • New Moon in Leo ♌ on 29 July 2049 at 20:07
  • First Quarter in Scorpio ♏ on 6 August 2049 at 17:52
  • Full Moon in Aquarius ♒ on 13 August 2049 at 09:19

Spring tide

There is high Full Moon ocean tide on this date. Combined Sun and Moon gravitational tidal force working on Earth is strong, because of the Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy alignment.

Lunation 612 / 1565

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 612 of Meeus index or 1565 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.64 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 17 minutes. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2049. It is 6 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 2 hours and 33 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 4 hours and 30 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠162.9°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠162.9°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠185.8°.

Moon at perigee

Moon is at perigee at 07:18. It is 13 days after previous apogee on 2 July 2049 at 01:01 in ♌ Leo. Lunar orbit is going to widen while the Moon is moving away from the Earth over the next 13 days, until point of next apogee on 29 July 2049 at 04:27 in ♋ Cancer.

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Distance to Moon 357 060 km

This perigee Moon is 357 060 km (221 867 mi) away from Earth. It is 5 448 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 13 296 km further than the closest perigee of 21st century.

Moon after ascending node

3 days after ascending node on 12 July 2049 at 03:19 in ♐ Sagittarius. 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 24 July 2049 at 21:01 in ♊ Gemini.

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Draconic month

3 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.

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Moon after southern standstill

2 days since the previous standstill on 12 July 2049 at 19:01 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-22.045°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 10 days to face maximum declination of ∠22.002° at the point of next northern standstill on 25 July 2049 at 17:25 in ♊ Gemini.

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Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy

The Moon is in a Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and thus forming Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy alignment.

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