Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 8 June 2098 Sunday is Waxing Gibbous, 9 days young Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2098 | June 2098

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

Waxing Gibbous 72% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 72% and growing larger. The 9 days young Moon is in ♎ Libra.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 2 days on 6 June 2098 at 09:45.

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 ♎ Libra

Moon is passing about ∠15° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1912"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.1% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1912" and ∠1890".

Strawberry Moon after 5 days

Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2098 after 5 days on 13 June 2098 at 20:25.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 13 June 2098 at 20:25
  • Last Quarter in Pisces ♓ on 21 June 2098 at 23:50
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 29 June 2098 at 02:06
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 5 July 2098 at 16:31

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 1217 / 2170

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 1217 of Meeus index or 2170 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.32 days

Length of current 1217 lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 43 minutes. It is 58 minutes longer than next lunation 1218 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 1 minute shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 8 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠320.4°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠320.4°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠339.4°. 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

6 days after point of perigee on 2 June 2098 at 05:57 in ♋ Cancer. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 9 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 18 June 2098 at 01:07 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 374 966 km

Moon is 374 966 km (232 993 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 9 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 408 km (251 909 mi).

Moon before descending node

12 days after its ascending node on 27 May 2098 at 09:11 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 9 June 2098 at 01:58 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

12 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 before southern standstill

7 days after previous North standstill on 1 June 2098 at 09:59 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.197°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.153° in the next southern standstill on 14 June 2098 at 16:36 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 5 days

After 5 days on 13 June 2098 at 20:25 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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