Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 12 June 2049 Saturday is Waxing Gibbous, 11 days young Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2049 | June 2049

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

Waxing Gibbous 85% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 85% and growing larger. The 11 days young Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 3 days on 8 June 2049 at 17:56.

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 ∠7° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1892"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.2% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1892" and ∠1889".

Strawberry Moon after 3 days

Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2049 after 3 days on 15 June 2049 at 19:26.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 15 June 2049 at 19:26
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 22 June 2049 at 09:41
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 30 June 2049 at 04:50
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 8 July 2049 at 07:10

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 611 / 1564

The Moon is 11 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 611 of Meeus index or 1564 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.62 days

Length of current 611 lunation is 29 days, 14 hours and 50 minutes. It is 27 minutes shorter than next lunation 612 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 6 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 57 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠136.3°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠136.3°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠162.9°. 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 before perigee

7 days after point of apogee on 4 June 2049 at 14:39 in ♋ Cancer. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 4 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 16 June 2049 at 22:40 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 378 758 km

Moon is 378 758 km (235 349 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 4 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 359 142 km (223 160 mi).

Moon before ascending node

12 days after its descending node on 31 May 2049 at 11:41 in ♊ Gemini, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 2 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 14 June 2049 at 17:59 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Draconic month

25 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

11 days after previous North standstill on 1 June 2049 at 04:32 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠22.085°. Next 2 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-22.089° in the next southern standstill on 15 June 2049 at 07:58 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 3 days

After 3 days on 15 June 2049 at 19:26 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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