Crescent ♊ Gemini
Moon phase on 15 June 2061 Wednesday is Waning Crescent, 26 days old Moon is in Taurus.Share this page: twitter facebook linkedin
Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 4 days on 11 June 2061 at 02:42.
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 ∠23° of ♉ Taurus tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 4.3% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1971" and ∠1889".
Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2061 after 17 days on 2 July 2061 at 20:52.
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 26 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 759 of Meeus index or 1712 from Brown series.
Length of current 759 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 next lunation 760 length.
Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 44 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 25 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠358.7°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠13.9°. 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°).
13 days after point of apogee on 2 June 2061 at 04:48 in ♐ Sagittarius. 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 16 June 2061 at 22:16 in ♊ Gemini.
Moon is 363 608 km (225 936 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 358 371 km (222 681 mi).
2 days after its ascending node on 13 June 2061 at 01:57 in ♈ Aries, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 10 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 25 June 2061 at 18:12 in ♎ Libra.
2 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.
10 days after previous South standstill on 4 June 2061 at 22:36 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.272°. Next 2 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.260° in the next northern standstill on 18 June 2061 at 03:42 in ♋ Cancer.
After 2 days on 17 June 2061 at 18:03 in ♊ Gemini, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.