Moon ♊ Gemini
Moon phase on 8 June 2059 Sunday is Waning Crescent, 27 days old Moon is in Taurus.Share this page: twitter facebook linkedin
Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 5 days on 3 June 2059 at 06:20.
Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.
Lunar disc appears visually 0.4% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1898" and ∠1890".
Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2059 after 17 days on 25 June 2059 at 18:12.
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 27 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 734 of Meeus index or 1687 from Brown series.
Length of current 734 lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 42 minutes. It is 1 hour and 20 minutes shorter than next lunation 735 length.
Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 2 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 7 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠53.2°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠84.4°. 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°).
5 days after point of perigee on 2 June 2059 at 22:39 in ♓ Pisces. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 8 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 17 June 2059 at 01:27 in ♍ Virgo.
Moon is 377 649 km (234 660 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 8 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 358 km (251 256 mi).
Moon is in ascending node in ♉ Taurus at 12:58 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 14 days to meet descending node on 22 June 2059 at 23:01 in ♏ Scorpio.
At 12:58 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.
9 days after previous South standstill on 29 May 2059 at 17:41 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-26.652°. Next 3 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠26.629° in the next northern standstill on 11 June 2059 at 17:24 in ♋ Cancer.
After 1 day on 10 June 2059 at 05:57 in ♊ Gemini, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.