Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 22 June 2052 Saturday is Waning Crescent, 24 days old Moon is in Taurus.

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Lunar calendar 2052 | June 2052

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

Waning Crescent 24% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 24% and getting smaller. The 24 days old Moon is in ♉ Taurus.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 2 days on 20 June 2052 at 03:10.

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 is entering ♉ Taurus

Moon is passing first ∠3° of ♉ Taurus tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1963"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.9% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1963" and ∠1888".

Buck Moon after 19 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2052 after 19 days on 12 July 2052 at 00:23.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Gemini ♊ on 26 June 2052 at 17:50
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 3 July 2052 at 20:59
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 12 July 2052 at 00:23
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 19 July 2052 at 09:37

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 648 / 1601

The Moon is 24 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 648 of Meeus index or 1601 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.29 days

Length of current 648 lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 1 minute. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2052. It is 41 minutes shorter than next lunation 649 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 44 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 25 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠7.2°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠7.2°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠23.2°. 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 before perigee

12 days after point of apogee on 10 June 2052 at 00:46 in ♏ Scorpio. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 2 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 25 June 2052 at 08:22 in ♊ Gemini.

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Distance to Moon 365 107 km

Moon is 365 107 km (226 867 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 2 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 360 167 km (223 797 mi).

Moon after descending node

1 day after its descending node on 20 June 2052 at 22:46 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 3 July 2052 at 14:53 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

15 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before northern standstill

9 days after previous South standstill on 12 June 2052 at 20:05 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-18.514°. Next 3 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠18.498° in the next northern standstill on 26 June 2052 at 04:20 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 4 days

After 4 days on 26 June 2052 at 17:50 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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