Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 26 June 2030 Wednesday is Waning Crescent, 25 days old Moon is in Taurus.

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Lunar calendar 2030 | June 2030

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

Waning Crescent 17% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 17% 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 22 June 2030 at 17:19.

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 ∠17° of ♉ Taurus tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1772"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.3% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1772" and ∠1887".

Buck Moon after 18 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2030 after 18 days on 15 July 2030 at 02:12.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 30 June 2030 at 21:34
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 8 July 2030 at 11:02
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 15 July 2030 at 02:12
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 22 July 2030 at 08:07

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 376 / 1329

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 376 of Meeus index or 1329 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.63 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 13 minutes. It is 1 hour and 36 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 longer than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 2 hours and 29 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 4 hours and 34 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠189°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠189°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠213.7°.

Moon before perigee

11 days after point of perigee on 14 June 2030 at 23:37 in ♐ Sagittarius. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next day, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 27 June 2030 at 14:14 in ♉ Taurus.

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Distance to Moon 404 564 km

The Moon is 404 564 km (251 384 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next day until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 405 881 km (252 203 mi).

Moon before descending node

11 days after ascending node on 15 June 2030 at 05:24 in ♐ Sagittarius. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 2 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 28 June 2030 at 23:50 in ♊ Gemini.

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Draconic month

11 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♐ Sagittarius, 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 15 June 2030 at 07:44 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-22.735°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 2 days to face maximum declination of ∠22.734° at the point of next northern standstill on 29 June 2030 at 02:45 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 4 days

In 4 days on 30 June 2030 at 21:34 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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