Crescent ♋ Cancer
Moon phase on 26 June 2052 Wednesday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Cancer.Share this page: twitter facebook linkedin
Moon rises at sunrise and sets at sunset. It's part facing the Earth is completely in shadow.
Moon is passing first ∠2° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1956" and ∠1887".
Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2052 after 15 days on 12 July 2052 at 00:23.
There is high New Moon ocean tide on this date. Combined Sun and Moon gravitational tidal force working on Earth is strong, because of the Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.
At 17:50 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 649 of Meeus index or 1602 from Brown series.
29 days, 7 hours and 41 minutes is the length of new lunation 649. It is 1 hour and 55 minutes shorter than next lunation 650 length.
Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 3 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 6 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠23.2°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠43°. 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°).
1 day after point of perigee on 25 June 2052 at 08:22 in ♊ Gemini. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 11 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 7 July 2052 at 12:41 in ♏ Scorpio.
Moon is 366 388 km (227 663 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 11 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 232 km (251 799 mi).
5 days after its descending node on 20 June 2052 at 22:46 in ♈ Aries, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 7 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 3 July 2052 at 14:53 in ♎ Libra.
19 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.
At 04:20 on this date the Moon is meeting its North standstill point, when it will reach northern declination of ∠18.498°. Next 13 days the lunar orbit will move in opposite southward direction to face South declination of ∠-18.479° in its southern standstill point on 10 July 2052 at 04:04 in ♐ Sagittarius.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.