Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 2 June 2059 Monday is Waning Gibbous, 21 days old Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2059 | June 2059

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

Waning Gibbous 59% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 59% and getting smaller. The 21 days old Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

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Moon phase and lunation details

6 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 6 days on 27 May 2059 at 08:04.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the evening and sets in the morning. It is visible to the southwest and it is high in the sky after midnight.

Moon is entering ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing first ∠2° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1972"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.1% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1972" and ∠1892".

Flower Moon before 6 days

Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2059 after 23 days on 25 June 2059 at 18:12.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Pisces ♓ on 3 June 2059 at 06:20
  • New Moon in Gemini ♊ on 10 June 2059 at 05:57
  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 18 June 2059 at 03:55
  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 25 June 2059 at 18:12

Moderate tide

There is medium ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at very acute angle, so their combined tidal force is moderate.

Lunation 734 / 1687

The Moon is 21 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 734 of Meeus index or 1687 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.45 days

Length of current 734 lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 42 minutes. It is 1 hour and 20 minutes shorter than next lunation 735 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 2 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 7 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠53.2°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠53.2°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠84.4°. 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 in perigee

Moon is reaching point of perigee on this date at 22:39, this is 13 days after last apogee on 20 May 2059 at 06:41 in ♍ Virgo. Lunar orbit is starting to get wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth for 14 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next apogee on 17 June 2059 at 01:27 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 369 676 km

This perigee Moon is 369 676 km (229 706 mi) away from Earth. This is the year's farthest perigee of 2059. It is 7 168 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 680 km farther than the closest perigee of 21st century.

Moon before ascending node

6 days after its descending node on 26 May 2059 at 14:46 in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 6 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 8 June 2059 at 12:58 in ♉ Taurus.

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Draconic month

21 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

3 days after previous South standstill on 29 May 2059 at 17:41 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-26.652°. Next 9 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠26.629° in the next northern standstill on 11 June 2059 at 17:24 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 7 days

After 7 days on 10 June 2059 at 05:57 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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