Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 10 June 2051 Saturday is Waxing Crescent, 2 days young Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2051 | June 2051

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

Waxing Crescent 4% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 4% and growing larger. The 2 days young Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 1 day on 8 June 2051 at 18:56.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.

Moon in ♋ Cancer

Moon is passing about ∠12° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1879"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1879" and ∠1890".

Strawberry Moon after 13 days

Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2051 after 13 days on 24 June 2051 at 06:14.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • 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
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 8 July 2051 at 04:09

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 636 / 1589

The Moon is 2 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 636 of Meeus index or 1589 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.38 days

Length of current 636 lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 13 minutes. It is 1 hour and 43 minutes shorter than next lunation 637 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 31 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 38 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠43.2°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠43.2°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠70.2°. 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

4 days 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 7 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 381 441 km

Moon is 381 441 km (237 016 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 7 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 346 km (251 249 mi).

Moon after descending node

4 days 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 8 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

18 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 after northern standstill

1 day after previous North standstill on 9 June 2051 at 02:11 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠19.227°. Next 12 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-19.227° in the next southern standstill on 23 June 2051 at 11:15 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 13 days

After 13 days on 24 June 2051 at 06:14 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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