Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 19 June 2061 Sunday is Waxing Crescent, 2 days young Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2061 | June 2061

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

Waxing Crescent 5% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 5% and growing larger. The 2 days young Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 1 day on 17 June 2061 at 18:03.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon in ♋ Cancer

Moon is passing about ∠23° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1939"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.6% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1939" and ∠1888".

Buck Moon after 13 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2061 after 13 days on 2 July 2061 at 20:52.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 24 June 2061 at 16:54
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 2 July 2061 at 20:52
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 10 July 2061 at 10:23
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 17 July 2061 at 01:10

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 760 / 1713

The Moon is 2 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 760 of Meeus index or 1713 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.3 days

Length of current 760 lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 7 minutes. It is 1 hour and 22 minutes shorter than next lunation 761 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 37 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 32 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠13.9°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠13.9°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠31.2°. 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 after perigee

2 days after point of perigee on 16 June 2061 at 22:16 in ♊ Gemini. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 10 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 29 June 2061 at 12:19 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Distance to Moon 369 702 km

Moon is 369 702 km (229 722 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 10 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 739 km (252 115 mi).

Moon before descending node

6 days after its ascending node on 13 June 2061 at 01:57 in ♈ Aries, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 6 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 25 June 2061 at 18:12 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

6 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

1 day after previous North standstill on 18 June 2061 at 03:42 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.260°. Next 12 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.248° in the next southern standstill on 2 July 2061 at 03:48 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 13 days

After 13 days on 2 July 2061 at 20:52 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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