Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 14 June 2042 Saturday is Waning Crescent, 25 days old Moon is in Taurus.

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Lunar calendar 2042 | June 2042

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

Waning Crescent 14% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 14% and getting smaller. The 25 days old Moon is in ♉ Taurus.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 3 days on 11 June 2042 at 01:00.

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 ♉ Taurus

Moon is passing about ∠10° of ♉ Taurus tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1960"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.7% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1960" and ∠1889".

Buck Moon after 18 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2042 after 18 days on 3 July 2042 at 08:09.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Gemini ♊ on 17 June 2042 at 19:48
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 25 June 2042 at 11:29
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 3 July 2042 at 08:09
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 10 July 2042 at 05:38

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 524 / 1477

The Moon is 25 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 524 of Meeus index or 1477 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.37 days

Length of current 524 lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 53 minutes. It is 1 hour and 11 minutes shorter than next lunation 525 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 51 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 18 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠33.6°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠33.6°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠57.3°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep increasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of apogee (∠180°).

Moon after perigee

1 day after point of perigee on 13 June 2042 at 22:24 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 11 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 26 June 2042 at 01:31 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 365 708 km

Moon is 365 708 km (227 240 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 11 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 088 km (251 089 mi).

Moon after ascending node

1 day after its ascending node on 13 June 2042 at 12:16 in ♈ Aries, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 12 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 27 June 2042 at 04:23 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

1 day after beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon before northern standstill

9 days after previous South standstill on 5 June 2042 at 11:37 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.094°. Next 3 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.070° in the next northern standstill on 18 June 2042 at 08:35 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 3 days

After 3 days on 17 June 2042 at 19:48 in ♊ Gemini, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.

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