Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 30 June 2027 Wednesday is Waning Crescent, 25 days old Moon is in Taurus.

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Lunar calendar 2027 | June 2027

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

Waning Crescent 18% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 18% and getting smaller. The 25 days old Moon is in ♉ Taurus.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 3 days on 27 June 2027 at 04:54.

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 ♉ Taurus

Moon is passing about ∠19° of ♉ Taurus tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1901"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.7% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1901" and ∠1887".

Buck Moon after 18 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2027 after 18 days on 18 July 2027 at 15:45.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 4 July 2027 at 03:02
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 10 July 2027 at 18:39
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 18 July 2027 at 15:45
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 26 July 2027 at 16:55

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 339 / 1292

The Moon is 25 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 339 of Meeus index or 1292 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.31 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 22 minutes. It is 19 minutes longer than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to decreasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Lunation length shorter than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 5 hours and 22 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 47 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠330.4°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠330.4°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠347.4°.

Moon before apogee

8 days after point of apogee on 22 June 2027 at 05:08 in ♒ Aquarius. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 4 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 4 July 2027 at 20:55 in ♋ Cancer.

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Distance to Moon 377 061 km

The Moon is 377 061 km (234 295 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 4 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 358 284 km (222 627 mi).

Moon before descending node

7 days after ascending node on 22 June 2027 at 18:25 in ♒ Aquarius. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 5 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 6 July 2027 at 02:14 in ♌ Leo.

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Draconic month

7 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.

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Moon before northern standstill

11 days since the previous standstill on 18 June 2027 at 14:51 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-27.134°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 2 days to face maximum declination of ∠27.165° at the point of next northern standstill on 2 July 2027 at 19:52 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 3 days

In 3 days on 4 July 2027 at 03:02 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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