Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 8 June 2059 Sunday is Waning Crescent, 27 days old Moon is in Taurus.

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Lunar calendar 2059 | June 2059

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

Waning Crescent 4% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 4% and getting smaller. The 27 days old Moon is in ♉ Taurus.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 5 days on 3 June 2059 at 06:20.

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 in ♉ Taurus

Moon is leaving the last ∠4° of ♉ Taurus tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♊ Gemini later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1898"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.4% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1898" and ∠1890".

Strawberry Moon after 17 days

Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2059 after 17 days on 25 June 2059 at 18:12.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • 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
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 2 July 2059 at 10:53

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 27 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final 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 after perigee

5 days after point of perigee on 2 June 2059 at 22:39 in ♓ Pisces. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 8 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 17 June 2059 at 01:27 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 377 649 km

Moon is 377 649 km (234 660 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 8 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 358 km (251 256 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♉ Taurus at 12:58 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 14 days to meet descending node on 22 June 2059 at 23:01 in ♏ Scorpio.

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New draconic month

At 12:58 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.


Moon before northern standstill

9 days after previous South standstill on 29 May 2059 at 17:41 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-26.652°. Next 3 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 1 day

After 1 day 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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