Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 26 June 2070 Thursday is Waning Gibbous, 17 days old Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2070 | June 2070

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

Waning Gibbous 93% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 93% and getting smaller. The 17 days old Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 2 days on 23 June 2070 at 16:57.

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 in ♒ Aquarius

Moon is passing about ∠6° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1810"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.2% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1810" and ∠1887".

Strawberry Moon before 2 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2070 after 26 days on 23 July 2070 at 07:02.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 1 July 2070 at 10:33
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 8 July 2070 at 01:14
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 15 July 2070 at 03:26
  • Full Moon in Aquarius ♒ on 23 July 2070 at 07:02

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 871 / 1824

The Moon is 17 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 871 of Meeus index or 1824 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.28 days

Length of current 871 lunation is 29 days, 6 hours and 50 minutes. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2070. It is 47 minutes shorter than next lunation 872 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 54 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 15 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠5.3°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠5.3°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠21.1°. 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 apogee

4 days after point of apogee on 21 June 2070 at 14:15 in ♐ Sagittarius. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 10 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 6 July 2070 at 18:57 in ♊ Gemini.

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Distance to Moon 395 912 km

Moon is 395 912 km (246 008 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 10 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 359 714 km (223 516 mi).

Moon before descending node

8 days after its ascending node on 17 June 2070 at 21:35 in ♎ Libra, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 5 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 2 July 2070 at 07:45 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

8 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

3 days after previous South standstill on 23 June 2070 at 00:15 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-18.860°. Next 10 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠18.816° in the next northern standstill on 6 July 2070 at 14:51 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 11 days

After 11 days on 8 July 2070 at 01:14 in ♋ Cancer, 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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