Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 27 June 2055 Sunday is Waxing Crescent, 3 days young Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2055 | June 2055

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

Waxing Crescent 8% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 8% and growing larger. The 3 days young Moon is in ♌ Leo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 2 days on 25 June 2055 at 00:15.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon in ♌ Leo

Moon is passing about ∠8° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1931"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.3% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1931" and ∠1887".

Buck Moon after 11 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2055 after 11 days on 8 July 2055 at 22:11.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 1 July 2055 at 21:31
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 8 July 2055 at 22:11
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 16 July 2055 at 22:15
  • New Moon in Leo ♌ on 24 July 2055 at 09:48

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 686 / 1639

The Moon is 3 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 686 of Meeus index or 1639 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.4 days

Length of current 686 lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 32 minutes. It is 1 hour and 5 minutes longer than next lunation 687 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 12 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 57 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠288.5°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠288.5°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠315.9°. 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 before perigee

9 days after point of apogee on 17 June 2055 at 13:16 in ♓ Pisces. 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 30 June 2055 at 11:09 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 371 154 km

Moon is 371 154 km (230 624 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 2 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 369 268 km (229 452 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♌ Leo at 16:35 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 13 days to meet descending node on 10 July 2055 at 18:14 in ♒ Aquarius.

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New draconic month

At 16:35 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.


Moon after northern standstill

1 day after previous North standstill on 25 June 2055 at 12:46 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠20.427°. Next 10 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-20.424° in the next southern standstill on 8 July 2055 at 11:08 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 11 days

After 11 days on 8 July 2055 at 22:11 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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