Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 25 June 2036 Wednesday is Waxing Crescent, 2 days young Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2036 | June 2036

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

Waxing Crescent 3% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 3% and growing larger. The 2 days young Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 1 day on 24 June 2036 at 03:09.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.

Moon in ♋ Cancer

Moon is passing about ∠24° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1970"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.3% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1970" and ∠1888".

Buck Moon after 12 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2036 after 12 days on 8 July 2036 at 11:19.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 30 June 2036 at 18:13
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 8 July 2036 at 11:19
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 16 July 2036 at 14:39
  • New Moon in Leo ♌ on 23 July 2036 at 10:17

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 451 / 1404

The Moon is 2 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 451 of Meeus index or 1404 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.3 days

Length of current 451 lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 7 minutes. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2036. It is 11 minutes shorter than next lunation 452 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 37 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 32 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠338.2°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠338.2°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠354.1°. 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 in perigee

Moon is reaching point of perigee on this date at 10:31, this is 12 days after last apogee on 13 June 2036 at 05:06 in ♒ Aquarius. Lunar orbit is starting to get wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth for 15 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next apogee on 10 July 2036 at 16:20 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 359 947 km

This perigee Moon is 359 947 km (223 661 mi) away from Earth. It is 2 561 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 10 409 km farther than the closest perigee of 21st century.

Moon before ascending node

11 days after its descending node on 13 June 2036 at 20:47 in ♒ Aquarius, 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 27 June 2036 at 02:46 in ♌ Leo.

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Draconic month

25 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♌ Leo, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

1 day after previous North standstill on 24 June 2036 at 13:24 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠19.895°. Next 12 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-19.902° in the next southern standstill on 7 July 2036 at 21:09 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 12 days

After 12 days on 8 July 2036 at 11:19 in ♑ Capricorn, 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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