Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 6 June 2047 Thursday is Waxing Gibbous, 13 days young Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2047 | June 2047

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 1 June 2047 at 11:54.

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 ∠24° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1967"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.9% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1967" and ∠1891".

Strawberry Moon after 1 day

Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2047 after 1 day on 8 June 2047 at 02:05.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 8 June 2047 at 02:05
  • Last Quarter in Pisces ♓ on 15 June 2047 at 07:45
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 23 June 2047 at 10:36
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 30 June 2047 at 17:37

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 586 / 1539

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 586 of Meeus index or 1539 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.59 days

Length of current 586 lunation is 29 days, 14 hours and 8 minutes. It is 1 hour and 55 minutes longer than next lunation 587 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 24 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 39 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠210.1°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠210.1°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠240°. 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 09:14, this is 15 days after last apogee on 21 May 2047 at 20:02 in ♈ Aries. Lunar orbit is starting to get wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth for 11 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next apogee on 18 June 2047 at 10:22 in ♉ Taurus.

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Distance to Moon 361 058 km

This perigee Moon is 361 058 km (224 351 mi) away from Earth. It is 1 450 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 9 298 km farther than the closest perigee of 21st century.

Moon before ascending node

9 days after its descending node on 28 May 2047 at 08:07 in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 3 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 10 June 2047 at 02:05 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

23 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

11 days after previous North standstill on 26 May 2047 at 04:23 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠25.322°. Next day the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-25.326° in the next southern standstill on 8 June 2047 at 06:04 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day on 8 June 2047 at 02:05 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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