Crescent ♈ Aries
Moon phase on 31 May 2035 Thursday is Waning Crescent, 23 days old Moon is in Pisces.Share this page: twitter facebook linkedin
Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 1 day on 30 May 2035 at 07:31.
Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.
Moon is passing about ∠24° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 1.2% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1870" and ∠1892".
Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2035 after 20 days on 20 June 2035 at 19:37.
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.
The Moon is 23 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 437 of Meeus index or 1390 from Brown series.
Length of current 437 lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 17 minutes. It is 38 minutes longer than next lunation 438 length.
Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 27 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 42 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.
This lunation true anomaly is ∠338.4°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠354.2°. 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°).
7 days after point of apogee on 24 May 2035 at 09:19 in ♐ Sagittarius. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 5 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 6 June 2035 at 11:36 in ♊ Gemini.
Moon is 383 247 km (238 139 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 5 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 357 357 km (222 051 mi).
1 day after its descending node on 30 May 2035 at 10:00 in ♓ Pisces, 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 11 June 2035 at 20:42 in ♍ Virgo.
15 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.
6 days after previous South standstill on 25 May 2035 at 00:53 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-18.782°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠18.820° in the next northern standstill on 7 June 2035 at 10:40 in ♋ Cancer.
After 5 days on 6 June 2035 at 03:21 in ♊ Gemini, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.