Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 27 June 2053 Friday is Waxing Gibbous, 11 days young Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2053 | June 2053

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

Waxing Gibbous 89% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 89% and growing larger. The 11 days young Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 4 days on 23 June 2053 at 02:55.

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 in ♏ Scorpio

Moon is leaving the last ∠3° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♐ Sagittarius later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1794"

Lunar disc appears visually 5.1% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1794" and ∠1887".

Buck Moon after 3 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2053 after 3 days on 1 July 2053 at 02:01.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 1 July 2053 at 02:01
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 9 July 2053 at 01:47
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 15 July 2053 at 17:26
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 22 July 2053 at 14:16

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 661 / 1614

The Moon is 11 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 661 of Meeus index or 1614 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.27 days

Length of current 661 lunation is 29 days, 6 hours and 35 minutes. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2053. It is 40 minutes shorter than next lunation 662 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 6 hours and 9 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month and it is the shortest synodic month length of a for 21st century.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠352.3°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠352.3°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠7.2°. 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 apogee

10 days after point of perigee on 16 June 2053 at 21:48 in ♊ Gemini. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 3 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 1 July 2053 at 02:40 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 399 539 km

Moon is 399 539 km (248 262 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 3 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 396 km (252 523 mi).

Moon after ascending node

5 days after its ascending node on 22 June 2053 at 05:29 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 9 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 6 July 2053 at 19:46 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before southern standstill

10 days after previous North standstill on 16 June 2053 at 21:27 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.495°. Next 3 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.513° in the next southern standstill on 30 June 2053 at 12:07 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 3 days

After 3 days on 1 July 2053 at 02:01 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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