Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 27 June 2074 Wednesday is Waxing Crescent, 3 days young Moon is in Leo.

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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 8% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 8% and growing larger. The 3 days young Moon is in ♌ Leo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 2 days 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 ♌ Leo

Moon is passing about ∠10° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1844"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.3% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1844" and ∠1887".

Buck Moon after 11 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2074 after 11 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

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 921 / 1874

The Moon is 3 days 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

6 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 9 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 388 792 km

Moon is 388 792 km (241 584 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 9 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 362 554 km (225 281 mi).

Moon after ascending node

1 day after its ascending node on 26 June 2074 at 23:07 in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 12 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 9 July 2074 at 19:46 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

1 day after beginning of current draconic month in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

2 days after previous North standstill on 25 June 2074 at 05:18 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠21.016°. Next 10 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-21.006° in the next southern standstill on 8 July 2074 at 08:12 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 11 days

After 11 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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