Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 31 May 2075 Friday is Waning Gibbous, 16 days old Moon is in Sagittarius.

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

Waning Gibbous 97% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 97% and getting smaller. The 16 days old Moon is in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 1 day on 30 May 2075 at 02:38.

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 is entering ♐ Sagittarius

Moon is passing first ∠0° of ♐ Sagittarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1973"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.2% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1973" and ∠1892".

Flower Moon before 1 day

Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2075 after 27 days on 28 June 2075 at 09:46.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Pisces ♓ on 5 June 2075 at 18:00
  • New Moon in Gemini ♊ on 13 June 2075 at 14:39
  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 21 June 2075 at 16:29
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 28 June 2075 at 09:46

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 932 / 1885

The Moon is 16 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 932 of Meeus index or 1885 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.64 days

Length of current 932 lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 17 minutes. It is 15 minutes shorter than next lunation 933 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 33 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 30 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠145.4°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠145.4°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠170.5°. 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

1 day after point of perigee on 30 May 2075 at 22:32 in ♐ Sagittarius. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 14 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 14 June 2075 at 16:13 in ♊ Gemini.

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Distance to Moon 363 317 km

Moon is 363 317 km (225 755 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 14 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 423 km (252 540 mi).

Moon before descending node

12 days after its ascending node on 19 May 2075 at 06:26 in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 1 June 2075 at 11:59 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

12 days 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 before southern standstill

12 days after previous North standstill on 18 May 2075 at 23:38 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠22.600°. Next day the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-22.636° in the next southern standstill on 1 June 2075 at 07:35 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 13 days

After 13 days on 13 June 2075 at 14:39 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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