Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 15 June 2054 Monday is Waxing Gibbous, 10 days young Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2054 | June 2054

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

Waxing Gibbous 78% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 78% and growing larger. The 10 days young Moon is in ♎ Libra.

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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 12 June 2054 at 19:17.

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 in ♎ Libra

Moon is leaving the last ∠1° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♏ Scorpio later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1905"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.9% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1905" and ∠1889".

Strawberry Moon after 4 days

Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2054 after 4 days on 20 June 2054 at 03:42.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 20 June 2054 at 03:42
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 28 June 2054 at 07:30
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 5 July 2054 at 10:34
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 12 July 2054 at 01:36

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 673 / 1626

The Moon is 10 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 673 of Meeus index or 1626 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.33 days

Length of current 673 lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 54 minutes. It is 40 minutes longer than next lunation 674 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 50 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 19 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠316.1°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠316.1°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠336°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep decreasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Moon after perigee

6 days after point of perigee on 8 June 2054 at 21:43 in ♋ Cancer. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 9 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 24 June 2054 at 17:32 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 376 259 km

Moon is 376 259 km (233 797 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 9 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 098 km (251 716 mi).

Moon after ascending node

4 days after its ascending node on 11 June 2054 at 07:33 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 25 June 2054 at 04:56 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Draconic month

4 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

7 days after previous North standstill on 7 June 2054 at 14:08 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠19.164°. Next 5 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-19.200° in the next southern standstill on 20 June 2054 at 19:41 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 4 days

After 4 days on 20 June 2054 at 03:42 in ♐ Sagittarius, 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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