Gibbous ♑ Capricorn
Moon phase on 15 June 2041 Saturday is Waning Gibbous, 16 days old Moon is in Capricorn.Share this page: twitter facebook linkedin
Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 1 day on 14 June 2041 at 10:59.
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 is passing about ∠9° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 2.4% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1934" and ∠1889".
Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2041 after 28 days on 13 July 2041 at 19:01.
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.
The Moon is 16 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 512 of Meeus index or 1465 from Brown series.
Length of current 512 lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 21 minutes. It is 1 hour and 24 minutes shorter than next lunation 513 length.
Length of current synodic month is 23 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 46 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠88.5°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠123.4°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep increasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of apogee (∠180°).
9 days after point of apogee on 5 June 2041 at 13:34 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next day, until it get to the point of next perigee on 17 June 2041 at 11:48 in ♒ Aquarius.
Moon is 370 575 km (230 265 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 365 482 km (227 100 mi).
3 days after its descending node on 11 June 2041 at 14:42 in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 8 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 24 June 2041 at 08:57 in ♉ Taurus.
18 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.
At 09:11 on this date the Moon is meeting its South standstill point, when it will reach southern declination of ∠-27.308°. Next 12 days the lunar orbit will move in opposite northward direction to face North declination of ∠27.286° in its northern standstill point on 28 June 2041 at 10:46 in ♋ Cancer.
After 12 days on 28 June 2041 at 11:17 in ♋ Cancer, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.