Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 10 June 2079 Saturday is Waxing Gibbous, 11 days young Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2079 | June 2079

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

Waxing Gibbous 86% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 86% and growing larger. The 11 days young Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 4 days on 6 June 2079 at 11:18.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the afternoon and sets after midnight to early morning. It is visible to the southeast in early evening and it is up for most of the night.

Moon in ♏ Scorpio

Moon is passing about ∠6° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1791"

Lunar disc appears visually 5.4% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1791" and ∠1890".

Strawberry Moon after 4 days

Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2079 after 4 days on 14 June 2079 at 12:39.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 14 June 2079 at 12:39
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 22 June 2079 at 09:56
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 29 June 2079 at 01:31
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 5 July 2079 at 23:31

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 982 / 1935

The Moon is 11 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 982 of Meeus index or 1935 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.28 days

Length of current 982 lunation is 29 days, 6 hours and 50 minutes. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2079. It is 12 minutes shorter than next lunation 983 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 54 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 15 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠356.9°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠356.9°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠12°. 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 apogee

10 days after point of perigee on 30 May 2079 at 23:00 in ♊ Gemini. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 3 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 13 June 2079 at 18:54 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Distance to Moon 400 280 km

Moon is 400 280 km (248 722 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 3 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 321 km (252 476 mi).

Moon in descending node

Moon is in descending node in ♏ Scorpio at 00:43 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from North to South. Moon will follow the southern part of its orbit for the next 13 days to meet ascending node on 24 June 2079 at 10:51 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

13 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is moving from the middle to the last part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

9 days after previous North standstill on 1 June 2079 at 11:25 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠27.971°. Next 4 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-27.928° in the next southern standstill on 15 June 2079 at 11:49 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 4 days

After 4 days on 14 June 2079 at 12:39 in ♐ Sagittarius, 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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