Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 6 June 2070 Friday is Waning Crescent, 26 days old Moon is in Taurus.

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Lunar calendar 2070 | June 2070

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

Waning Crescent 8% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 8% and getting smaller. The 26 days old Moon is in ♉ Taurus.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 4 days on 2 June 2070 at 01:26.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.

Moon in ♉ Taurus

Moon is passing about ∠14° of ♉ Taurus tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1964"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.8% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1964" and ∠1891".

Strawberry Moon after 17 days

Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2070 after 17 days on 23 June 2070 at 16:57.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Gemini ♊ on 8 June 2070 at 18:24
  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 15 June 2070 at 13:40
  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 23 June 2070 at 16:57
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 1 July 2070 at 10:33

Neap tide

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.

Lunation 870 / 1823

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 870 of Meeus index or 1823 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.3 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 16 minutes. It is 26 minutes longer 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 28 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 41 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠350.2°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠350.2°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠5.3°.

Moon before apogee

12 days after point of apogee on 25 May 2070 at 10:55 in ♐ Sagittarius. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next day, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 8 June 2070 at 10:48 in ♊ Gemini.

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Distance to Moon 365 013 km

The Moon is 365 013 km (226 809 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next day until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 357 376 km (222 063 mi).

Moon after descending node

1 day after descending node on 5 June 2070 at 03:55 in ♈ Aries. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 11 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 17 June 2070 at 21:35 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

15 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.

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Moon before northern standstill

10 days since the previous standstill on 26 May 2070 at 17:02 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-18.834°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 2 days to face maximum declination of ∠18.846° at the point of next northern standstill on 9 June 2070 at 03:14 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 2 days

In 2 days on 8 June 2070 at 18:24 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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