Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 5 June 2028 Monday is Waxing Gibbous, 13 days young Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2028 | June 2028

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

Waxing Gibbous 96% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 96% and growing larger. The 13 days young Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 5 days on 31 May 2028 at 07:37.

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 ∠23° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1900"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.5% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1900" and ∠1891".

Strawberry Moon after 1 day

Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2028 after 1 day on 7 June 2028 at 06:09.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 7 June 2028 at 06:09
  • Last Quarter in Pisces ♓ on 15 June 2028 at 04:27
  • New Moon in Gemini ♊ on 22 June 2028 at 18:27
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 29 June 2028 at 12:10

Moderate tide

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.

Lunation 351 / 1304

The Moon is 13 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 351 of Meeus index or 1304 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.42 days

Length of current 351 lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 11 minutes. It is 1 hour and 37 minutes longer than next lunation 352 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 33 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 36 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠278.2°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠278.2°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠308.1°. 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 after perigee

5 days after point of perigee on 31 May 2028 at 06:18 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 8 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 14 June 2028 at 04:46 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 377 269 km

Moon is 377 269 km (234 424 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 8 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 222 km (251 172 mi).

Moon before ascending node

8 days after its descending node on 28 May 2028 at 00:41 in ♌ Leo, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 4 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 10 June 2028 at 02:18 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

22 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

10 days after previous North standstill on 25 May 2028 at 14:09 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠25.917°. Next day the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-25.908° in the next southern standstill on 7 June 2028 at 11:55 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day on 7 June 2028 at 06:09 in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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