Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 25 June 2074 Monday is Waxing Crescent, 1 day young Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2074 | June 2074

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

Waxing Crescent 1% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 1% and growing larger. The 1 day 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 24 June 2074 at 13:38.

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 ∠15° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1805"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1805" and ∠1888".

Buck Moon after 13 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2074 after 13 days on 8 July 2074 at 17:05.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 2 July 2074 at 02:22
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 8 July 2074 at 17:05
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 16 July 2074 at 01:11
  • New Moon in Leo ♌ on 24 July 2074 at 03:07

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 921 / 1874

The Moon is 1 day young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 921 of Meeus index or 1874 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.56 days

Length of current 921 lunation is 29 days, 13 hours and 28 minutes. It is 1 hour and 36 minutes longer than next lunation 922 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 44 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 19 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠218.8°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠218.8°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠250.9°. 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 after apogee

4 days after point of apogee on 20 June 2074 at 21:28 in ♉ Taurus. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 11 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 6 July 2074 at 14:26 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Distance to Moon 397 170 km

Moon is 397 170 km (246 790 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 11 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 362 554 km (225 281 mi).

Moon before ascending node

13 days after its descending node on 12 June 2074 at 10:42 in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 26 June 2074 at 23:07 in ♋ Cancer.

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Draconic month

25 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon in northern standstill

At 05:18 on this date the Moon is meeting its North standstill point, when it will reach northern declination of ∠21.016°. Next 12 days the lunar orbit will move in opposite southward direction to face South declination of ∠-21.006° in its southern standstill point on 8 July 2074 at 08:12 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 13 days

After 13 days on 8 July 2074 at 17:05 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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