Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 30 June 2100 Wednesday is Waning Crescent, 23 days old Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2100 | June 2100

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

Waning Crescent 40% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 40% and getting smaller. The 23 days old Moon is in ♈ Aries.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 1 day on 29 June 2100 at 11:52.

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 ♈ Aries

Moon is passing about ∠20° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1770"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.4% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1770" and ∠1887".

Buck Moon after 20 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2100 after 20 days on 21 July 2100 at 10:12.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 7 July 2100 at 12:06
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 14 July 2100 at 14:43
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 21 July 2100 at 10:12
  • Last Quarter in Taurus ♉ on 29 July 2100 at 05:09

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 1242 / 2195

The Moon is 23 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1242 of Meeus index or 2195 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.52 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 35 minutes. It is 1 hour and 40 minutes longer than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to decreasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Lunation length shorter than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 9 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 6 hours longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠227.5°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠227.5°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠261°.

Moon before perigee

10 days after point of perigee on 19 June 2100 at 12:17 in ♏ Scorpio. 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 1 July 2100 at 09:51 in ♉ Taurus.

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Distance to Moon 404 962 km

The Moon is 404 962 km (251 632 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next day until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 404 573 km (251 390 mi).

Moon after ascending node

3 days after ascending node on 27 June 2100 at 05:37 in ♓ Pisces. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 11 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 11 July 2100 at 12:42 in ♍ Virgo.

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Draconic month

3 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.

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Moon before northern standstill

8 days since the previous standstill on 21 June 2100 at 19:11 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-28.185°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 5 days to face maximum declination of ∠28.198° at the point of next northern standstill on 6 July 2100 at 01:14 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 7 days

In 7 days on 7 July 2100 at 12:06 in ♋ Cancer 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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