Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 11 June 2081 Wednesday is Waxing Crescent, 4 days young Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2081 | June 2081

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

Waxing Crescent 21% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 21% and growing larger. The 4 days young Moon is in ♌ Leo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 4 days on 7 June 2081 at 09:01.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon in ♌ Leo

Moon is passing about ∠16° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1965"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.9% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1965" and ∠1889".

Strawberry Moon after 9 days

Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2081 after 9 days on 21 June 2081 at 07:32.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 14 June 2081 at 04:16
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 21 June 2081 at 07:32
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 29 June 2081 at 09:00
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 6 July 2081 at 17:44

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 1007 / 1960

The Moon is 4 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1007 of Meeus index or 1960 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.36 days

Length of current 1007 lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 43 minutes. It is 1 hour and 3 minutes longer than next lunation 1008 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 1 minute shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 8 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠298.3°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠298.3°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠322.9°. 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 in perigee

Moon is reaching point of perigee on this date at 17:00, this is 12 days after last apogee on 30 May 2081 at 09:21 in ♓ Pisces. Lunar orbit is starting to get wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth for 15 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next apogee on 27 June 2081 at 03:39 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 368 270 km

This perigee Moon is 368 270 km (228 832 mi) away from Earth. It is 5 762 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 2 086 km farther than the closest perigee of 21st century.

Moon before descending node

10 days after its ascending node on 31 May 2081 at 13:42 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 2 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 13 June 2081 at 20:45 in ♍ Virgo.

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Draconic month

10 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

3 days after previous North standstill on 8 June 2081 at 04:25 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.340°. Next 9 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.324° in the next southern standstill on 21 June 2081 at 03:07 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 9 days

After 9 days on 21 June 2081 at 07:32 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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