Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 7 June 2051 Wednesday is Waning Crescent, 28 days old Moon is in Taurus.

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Lunar calendar 2051 | June 2051

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

Waning Crescent 2% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 2% and getting smaller. The 28 days old Moon is in ♉ Taurus.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 5 days on 2 June 2051 at 02:15.

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 leaving the last ∠1° of ♉ Taurus tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♊ Gemini later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1945"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.8% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1945" and ∠1890".

Strawberry Moon after 16 days

Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2051 after 16 days on 24 June 2051 at 06:14.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Gemini ♊ on 8 June 2051 at 18:56
  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 16 June 2051 at 05:55
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 24 June 2051 at 06:14
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 1 July 2051 at 07:15

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 635 / 1588

The Moon is 28 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 635 of Meeus index or 1588 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.35 days

Length of current 635 lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 27 minutes. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2051. It is 46 minutes shorter than next lunation 636 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 17 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 52 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠23.1°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠23.1°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠43.2°. 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 6 June 2051 at 01:20 in ♉ Taurus. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 10 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 17 June 2051 at 22:14 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 368 524 km

Moon is 368 524 km (228 990 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 10 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 346 km (251 249 mi).

Moon after descending node

1 day after its descending node on 5 June 2051 at 14:37 in ♈ Aries, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 11 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 19 June 2051 at 06:50 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Draconic month

15 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 northern standstill

11 days after previous South standstill on 27 May 2051 at 03:09 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-19.213°. Next day the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠19.227° in the next northern standstill on 9 June 2051 at 02:11 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day on 8 June 2051 at 18:56 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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