Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 29 June 2050 Wednesday is Waxing Gibbous, 9 days young Moon is in Scorpio.

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

Waxing Gibbous 70% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 70% and growing larger. The 9 days young Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 2 days on 27 June 2050 at 09:17.

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 is entering ♏ Scorpio

Moon is passing first ∠2° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1810"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.2% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1810" and ∠1887".

Buck Moon after 5 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2050 after 5 days on 4 July 2050 at 18:51.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 4 July 2050 at 18:51
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 11 July 2050 at 09:46
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 18 July 2050 at 21:17
  • First Quarter in Scorpio ♏ on 27 July 2050 at 01:05

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 624 / 1577

The Moon is 9 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 624 of Meeus index or 1577 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.54 days

Length of current 624 lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 55 minutes. It is 1 hour and 36 minutes shorter than next lunation 625 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 11 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 52 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠104.1°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠104.1°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠137°. 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 apogee

4 days after point of apogee on 25 June 2050 at 04:29 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 7 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 7 July 2050 at 02:25 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 395 998 km

Moon is 395 998 km (246 062 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 7 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 363 256 km (225 717 mi).

Moon before ascending node

13 days after its descending node on 16 June 2050 at 11:27 in ♉ Taurus, 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 30 June 2050 at 22:15 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before southern standstill

10 days after previous North standstill on 18 June 2050 at 15:49 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠20.513°. Next 3 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-20.482° in the next southern standstill on 3 July 2050 at 03:14 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 5 days

After 5 days on 4 July 2050 at 18:51 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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