Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 20 June 2049 Sunday is Waning Gibbous, 20 days old Moon is in Pisces.

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

Waning Gibbous 71% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 71% and getting smaller. The 20 days old Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 4 days on 15 June 2049 at 19:26.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the evening and sets in the morning. It is visible to the southwest and it is high in the sky after midnight.

Moon in ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing about ∠5° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1951"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.3% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1951" and ∠1888".

Strawberry Moon before 4 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2049 after 24 days on 15 July 2049 at 02:29.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • 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
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 15 July 2049 at 02:29

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 611 / 1564

The Moon is 20 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last 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 after perigee

3 days after point of perigee on 16 June 2049 at 22:40 in ♑ Capricorn. 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 2 July 2049 at 01:01 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 367 337 km

Moon is 367 337 km (228 253 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 11 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 409 km (252 531 mi).

Moon after ascending node

5 days after its ascending node on 14 June 2049 at 17:59 in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 7 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 27 June 2049 at 17:38 in ♊ Gemini.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon after southern standstill

5 days after previous South standstill on 15 June 2049 at 07:58 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-22.089°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠22.088° in the next northern standstill on 28 June 2049 at 11:03 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 9 days

After 9 days on 30 June 2049 at 04:50 in ♋ Cancer, 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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