Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 18 June 2086 Tuesday is Waxing Crescent, 7 days young Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2086 | June 2086

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

Waxing Crescent 44% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 44% and growing larger. The 7 days young Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

7 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 7 days on 11 June 2086 at 11:12.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon in ♍ Virgo

Moon is passing about ∠20° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1770"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1770" and ∠1888".

Strawberry Moon after 8 days

Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2086 after 8 days on 27 June 2086 at 00:04.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 19 June 2086 at 04:33
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 27 June 2086 at 00:04
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 3 July 2086 at 20:10
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 10 July 2086 at 22:02

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 1069 / 2022

The Moon is 7 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1069 of Meeus index or 2022 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.45 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 50 minutes. It is 1 hour and 46 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 1 hour and 54 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 4 hours and 15 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠62.5°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠62.5°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠95.5°.

Moon before perigee

11 days after point of perigee on 7 June 2086 at 01:37 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next day, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 19 June 2086 at 09:56 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 405 037 km

The Moon is 405 037 km (251 678 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next day until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 404 212 km (251 166 mi).

Moon before ascending node

7 days after descending node on 10 June 2086 at 21:57 in ♊ Gemini. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 6 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 25 June 2086 at 07:25 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Draconic month

20 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.

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Moon before southern standstill

7 days since the previous standstill on 11 June 2086 at 06:00 in ♊ Gemini when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠22.467°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 7 days to face maximum declination of ∠-22.460° at the point of next southern standstill on 25 June 2086 at 15:51 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 8 days

In 8 days on 27 June 2086 at 00:04 in ♑ Capricorn 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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