Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 26 June 2005 Sunday is Waning Gibbous, 19 days old Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2005 | June 2005

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

Waning Gibbous 75% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 75% and getting smaller. The 19 days old Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 4 days on 22 June 2005 at 04:14.

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 ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing about ∠5° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1961"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.8% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1961" and ∠1887".

Strawberry Moon before 4 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2005 after 24 days on 21 July 2005 at 11:00.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 28 June 2005 at 18:23
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 6 July 2005 at 12:03
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 14 July 2005 at 15:20
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 21 July 2005 at 11:00

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 67 / 1020

The Moon is 19 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 67 of Meeus index or 1020 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.59 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 14 hours and 7 minutes. It is 55 minutes shorter than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to increasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at apogee (∠180°).

Lunation length longer than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 1 hour and 23 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 5 hours and 40 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠131.2°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠131.2°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠158.8°.

Moon after perigee

3 days after point of perigee on 23 June 2005 at 11:49 in ♑ Capricorn. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 12 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 8 July 2005 at 17:39 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 365 528 km

The Moon is 365 528 km (227 129 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 12 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 406 363 km (252 502 mi).

Moon before ascending node

9 days after descending node on 17 June 2005 at 03:59 in ♎ Libra. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 3 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 29 June 2005 at 16:29 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

23 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.

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Moon after southern standstill

4 days since the previous standstill on 22 June 2005 at 07:59 in ♑ Capricorn when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-28.214°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 9 days to face maximum declination of ∠28.208° at the point of next northern standstill on 5 July 2005 at 13:08 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 10 days

In 10 days on 6 July 2005 at 12:03 in ♋ Cancer the Moon is going to be in a New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and thus forming the next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.

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