Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 5 June 2078 Sunday is Waning Crescent, 24 days old Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2078 | June 2078

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

Waning Crescent 27% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 27% and getting smaller. The 24 days old Moon is in ♈ Aries.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 2 days on 3 June 2078 at 10:38.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.

Moon in ♈ Aries

Moon is passing about ∠12° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1966"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.9% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1966" and ∠1891".

Strawberry Moon after 19 days

Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2078 after 19 days on 25 June 2078 at 10:22.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Gemini ♊ on 10 June 2078 at 01:49
  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 17 June 2078 at 07:08
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 25 June 2078 at 10:22
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 2 July 2078 at 16:25

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 969 / 1922

The Moon is 24 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 969 of Meeus index or 1922 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.33 days

Length of current 969 lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 53 minutes. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2078. It is 26 minutes shorter than next lunation 970 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 51 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 18 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠11.8°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠11.8°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠29°. 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 before perigee

12 days after point of apogee on 23 May 2078 at 17:11 in ♎ Libra. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 2 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 8 June 2078 at 07:36 in ♉ Taurus.

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Distance to Moon 364 677 km

Moon is 364 677 km (226 600 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 2 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 361 533 km (224 646 mi).

Moon before ascending node

11 days after its descending node on 25 May 2078 at 11:12 in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 2 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 8 June 2078 at 00:37 in ♉ Taurus.

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Draconic month

24 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before northern standstill

7 days after previous South standstill on 29 May 2078 at 11:05 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-27.084°. Next 5 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠27.059° in the next northern standstill on 11 June 2078 at 07:53 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 4 days

After 4 days on 10 June 2078 at 01:49 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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