Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 9 June 2085 Saturday is Waning Gibbous, 16 days old Moon is in Capricorn.

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

Waning Gibbous 97% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 97% and getting smaller. The 16 days old Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 1 day on 8 June 2085 at 02:02.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the evening and sets in the morning. It is visible to the southwest and it is high in the sky after midnight.

Moon in ♑ Capricorn

Moon is passing about ∠8° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1947"

Lunar disc appears visually 3% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1947" and ∠1890".

Strawberry Moon before 1 day

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2085 after 27 days on 7 July 2085 at 10:14.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Pisces ♓ on 14 June 2085 at 18:19
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 22 June 2085 at 03:18
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 30 June 2085 at 06:55
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 7 July 2085 at 10:14

Moderate tide

There is medium ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at very acute angle, so their combined tidal force is moderate.

Lunation 1056 / 2009

The Moon is 16 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1056 of Meeus index or 2009 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.54 days

Length of current 1056 lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 55 minutes. It is 1 hour and 30 minutes shorter than next lunation 1057 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 11 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 52 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠94.1°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠94.1°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠128.7°. 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

10 days after point of apogee on 29 May 2085 at 22:33 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next day, until it get to the point of next perigee on 10 June 2085 at 19:37 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 368 153 km

Moon is 368 153 km (228 760 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 364 665 km (226 592 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♑ Capricorn at 01:14 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 12 days to meet descending node on 22 June 2085 at 04:11 in ♋ Cancer.

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New draconic month

At 01:14 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.


Moon after southern standstill

1 day after previous South standstill on 8 June 2085 at 03:12 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-24.119°. Next 11 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠24.128° in the next northern standstill on 21 June 2085 at 02:38 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 12 days

After 12 days on 22 June 2085 at 03:18 in ♋ Cancer, 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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