Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 14 June 2030 Friday is Waxing Gibbous, 13 days young Moon is in Sagittarius.

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Lunar calendar 2030 | June 2030

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

Waxing Gibbous 98% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 98% and growing larger. The 13 days young Moon is in ♐ Sagittarius.

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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 9 June 2030 at 03:36.

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 ♐ Sagittarius

Moon is passing about ∠5° of ♐ Sagittarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1973"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.3% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1973" and ∠1889".

Strawberry Moon after 1 day

Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2030 after 1 day on 15 June 2030 at 18:41.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 15 June 2030 at 18:41
  • Last Quarter in Pisces ♓ on 22 June 2030 at 17:19
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 30 June 2030 at 21:34
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 8 July 2030 at 11:02

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 376 / 1329

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 376 of Meeus index or 1329 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.63 days

Length of current 376 lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 13 minutes. It is 1 hour and 36 minutes longer than next lunation 377 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 29 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 34 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠189°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠189°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠213.7°. 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 in perigee

Moon is reaching point of perigee on this date at 23:37, this is 14 days after last apogee on 31 May 2030 at 06:14 in ♉ Taurus. Lunar orbit is starting to get wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth for 13 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next apogee on 27 June 2030 at 14:14 in ♉ Taurus.

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Distance to Moon 358 183 km

This perigee Moon is 358 183 km (222 565 mi) away from Earth. It is 4 325 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 12 173 km farther than the closest perigee of 21st century.

Moon before ascending node

12 days after its descending node on 1 June 2030 at 17:30 in ♊ Gemini, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 15 June 2030 at 05:24 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Draconic month

26 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

12 days after previous North standstill on 1 June 2030 at 20:22 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠22.730°. Next day the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-22.735° in the next southern standstill on 15 June 2030 at 07:44 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day on 15 June 2030 at 18:41 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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