Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 1 June 2079 Thursday is Waxing Crescent, 2 days young Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2079 | June 2079

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

Waxing Crescent 5% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 5% and growing larger. The 2 days young Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 1 day on 30 May 2079 at 18:41.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.

Moon in ♋ Cancer

Moon is passing about ∠6° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1967"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.9% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1967" and ∠1892".

Strawberry Moon after 13 days

Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2079 after 13 days on 14 June 2079 at 12:39.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 6 June 2079 at 11:18
  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 14 June 2079 at 12:39
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 22 June 2079 at 09:56
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 29 June 2079 at 01:31

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 982 / 1935

The Moon is 2 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 982 of Meeus index or 1935 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.28 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 6 hours and 50 minutes. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2079. It is 12 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 54 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 15 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠356.9°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠356.9°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠12°.

Moon after perigee

1 day after point of perigee on 30 May 2079 at 23:00 in ♊ Gemini. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 12 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 13 June 2079 at 18:54 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Distance to Moon 364 483 km

The Moon is 364 483 km (226 479 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 12 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 406 321 km (252 476 mi).

Moon after ascending node

4 days after ascending node on 28 May 2079 at 04:40 in ♉ Taurus. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 8 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 10 June 2079 at 00:43 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Draconic month

4 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.

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Moon at northern standstill

At 11:25 the Moon is meeting its standstill point to reach North declination of ∠27.971°. Over the next 13 days the lunar orbit is going to extend southward to face maximum declination of ∠-27.928° at the point of next standstill in ♑ Capricorn on 15 June 2079 at 11:49.

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Syzygy in 13 days

In 13 days on 14 June 2079 at 12:39 in ♐ Sagittarius the Moon is going to be in a Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and thus forming the next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy alignment.

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