Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 9 June 2061 Thursday is Waning Gibbous, 20 days old Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2061 | June 2061

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

Waning Gibbous 67% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 67% and getting smaller. The 20 days old Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

6 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 6 days on 3 June 2061 at 06:09.

Moonrise and moonset

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 entering ♒ Aquarius

Moon is passing first ∠0° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1863"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.4% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1863" and ∠1890".

Strawberry Moon before 6 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2061 after 23 days on 2 July 2061 at 20:52.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Pisces ♓ on 11 June 2061 at 02:42
  • New Moon in Gemini ♊ on 17 June 2061 at 18:03
  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 24 June 2061 at 16:54
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 2 July 2061 at 20:52

Moderate tide

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.

Lunation 759 / 1712

The Moon is 20 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 759 of Meeus index or 1712 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.29 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 1 minute. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2061. It is 7 minutes shorter than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to increasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at apogee (∠180°).

Lunation length shorter than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 5 hours and 44 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 25 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠358.7°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠358.7°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠13.9°.

Moon after apogee

7 days after point of apogee on 2 June 2061 at 04:48 in ♐ Sagittarius. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 7 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 16 June 2061 at 22:16 in ♊ Gemini.

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Distance to Moon 384 805 km

The Moon is 384 805 km (239 107 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 7 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 358 371 km (222 681 mi).

Moon before ascending node

10 days after descending node on 29 May 2061 at 16:23 in ♎ Libra. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 3 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 13 June 2061 at 01:57 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

23 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.

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Moon after southern standstill

4 days since the previous standstill on 4 June 2061 at 22:36 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-28.272°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 8 days to face maximum declination of ∠28.260° at the point of next northern standstill on 18 June 2061 at 03:42 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 8 days

In 8 days on 17 June 2061 at 18:03 in ♊ Gemini 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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