Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 29 June 2087 Sunday is Waning Crescent, 28 days old Moon is in Gemini.

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Lunar calendar 2087 | June 2087

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

Waning Crescent 1% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 1% and getting smaller. The 28 days old Moon is in ♊ Gemini.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 5 days on 23 June 2087 at 17:33.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.

Moon in ♊ Gemini

Moon is leaving the last ∠4° of ♊ Gemini tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♋ Cancer later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1946"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.1% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1946" and ∠1887".

Buck Moon after 16 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2087 after 16 days on 15 July 2087 at 19:54.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 30 June 2087 at 09:31
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 7 July 2087 at 18:24
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 15 July 2087 at 19:54
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 22 July 2087 at 22:43

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 1081 / 2034

The Moon is 28 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final 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 after perigee

1 day after point of perigee on 28 June 2087 at 01:08 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 9 July 2087 at 22:18 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 368 344 km

Moon is 368 344 km (228 878 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 10 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 488 km (251 337 mi).

Moon after descending node

2 days after its descending node on 27 June 2087 at 08:36 in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 11 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 10 July 2087 at 23:01 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Draconic month

15 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 in northern standstill

At 00:49 on this date the Moon is meeting its North standstill point, when it will reach northern declination of ∠20.796°. Next 13 days the lunar orbit will move in opposite southward direction to face South declination of ∠-20.759° in its southern standstill point on 13 July 2087 at 01:52 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day on 30 June 2087 at 09:31 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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