Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 27 June 2077 Sunday is Waxing Crescent, 6 days young Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2077 | June 2077

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

Waxing Crescent 41% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 41% and growing larger. The 6 days young Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

6 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 6 days on 20 June 2077 at 12:55.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon in ♍ Virgo

Moon is leaving the last ∠4° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♎ Libra later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1768"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1768" and ∠1887".

Buck Moon after 8 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2077 after 8 days on 6 July 2077 at 01:22.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 28 June 2077 at 10:05
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 6 July 2077 at 01:22
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 12 July 2077 at 18:33
  • New Moon in Leo ♌ on 20 July 2077 at 00:41

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 958 / 1911

The Moon is 6 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 958 of Meeus index or 1911 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.49 days

Length of current 958 lunation is 29 days, 11 hours and 46 minutes. It is 1 hour and 51 minutes shorter than next lunation 959 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 58 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 11 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠80.3°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠80.3°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠115.1°. 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 in apogee

Moon is reaching point of apogee on this date at 13:19, this is 13 days after last perigee on 13 June 2077 at 20:17 in ♓ Pisces. Lunar orbit is starting to get closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth for 12 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next perigee on 9 July 2077 at 14:18 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 404 298 km

This apogee Moon is 404 298 km (251 219 mi) away from Earth. This is the year's closest apogee of 2077. It is 1 110 km farther than the mean apogee distance, but it is still 247 km closer than the farthest apogee of 21st century.

Moon before descending node

8 days after its ascending node on 18 June 2077 at 21:39 in ♊ Gemini, 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 3 July 2077 at 07:19 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon after northern standstill

6 days after previous North standstill on 21 June 2077 at 07:13 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠25.810°. Next 8 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-25.808° in the next southern standstill on 5 July 2077 at 16:53 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 8 days

After 8 days on 6 July 2077 at 01:22 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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