Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 7 June 2087 Saturday is Waxing Crescent, 7 days young Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2087 | June 2087

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

Waxing Crescent 44% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 44% and growing larger. The 7 days young Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

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Moon phases for next 7 days

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Moon phase and lunation details

6 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 6 days on 1 June 2087 at 01:38.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon in ♍ Virgo

Moon is passing about ∠10° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1821"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1821" and ∠1890".

Strawberry Moon after 8 days

Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2087 after 8 days on 16 June 2087 at 06:58.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 8 June 2087 at 02:45
  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 16 June 2087 at 06:58
  • Last Quarter in Pisces ♓ on 23 June 2087 at 17:33
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 30 June 2087 at 09:31

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 1081 / 2034

The Moon is 7 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1081 of Meeus index or 2034 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.33 days

Length of current 1081 lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 52 minutes. It is 57 minutes shorter than next lunation 1082 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 52 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 17 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠19°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠19°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠37.8°. 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

7 days after point of perigee on 30 May 2087 at 22:29 in ♉ Taurus. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 4 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 12 June 2087 at 06:07 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 393 653 km

Moon is 393 653 km (244 605 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 4 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 422 km (251 918 mi).

Moon before ascending node

7 days after its descending node on 31 May 2087 at 00:23 in ♊ Gemini, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 6 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 13 June 2087 at 18:16 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Draconic month

21 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

5 days after previous North standstill on 1 June 2087 at 14:09 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠20.809°. Next 8 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-20.814° in the next southern standstill on 15 June 2087 at 17:46 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 8 days

After 8 days on 16 June 2087 at 06:58 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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