Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 27 May 2080 Monday is Waxing Gibbous, 9 days young Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2080 | May 2080

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

Waxing Gibbous 65% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 65% and growing larger. The 9 days young Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 1 day on 26 May 2080 at 02:03.

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 ♍ Virgo

Moon is passing about ∠25° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1922"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.5% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1922" and ∠1893".

Strawberry Moon after 6 days

Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2080 after 6 days on 2 June 2080 at 13:45.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 2 June 2080 at 13:45
  • Last Quarter in Pisces ♓ on 10 June 2080 at 17:20
  • New Moon in Gemini ♊ on 17 June 2080 at 18:40
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 24 June 2080 at 09:12

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 994 / 1947

The Moon is 9 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 994 of Meeus index or 1947 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.32 days

Length of current 994 lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 44 minutes. It is 1 hour and 4 minutes longer than next lunation 995 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 9 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠323.1°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠323.1°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠341.5°. 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 perigee

5 days after point of perigee on 21 May 2080 at 17:58 in ♊ Gemini. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 10 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 6 June 2080 at 12:37 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 373 015 km

Moon is 373 015 km (231 781 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 10 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 518 km (251 977 mi).

Moon before descending node

11 days after its ascending node on 16 May 2080 at 00:50 in ♈ Aries, 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 28 May 2080 at 17:05 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

11 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

5 days after previous North standstill on 21 May 2080 at 16:35 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.443°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.386° in the next southern standstill on 4 June 2080 at 03:15 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 6 days

After 6 days on 2 June 2080 at 13:45 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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