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Moon phase on 21 June 2005 Tuesday is Full Moon, 14 days old Moon is in Sagittarius.

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Lunar calendar 2005 | June 2005

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

Full Moon 99% illuminated

Full Moon is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 99%. The 14 days old Moon is in ♐ Sagittarius.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 22 June 2005 at 04:14 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at sunset and sets at sunrise. It is visible all night and it is high in the sky around midnight.

Moon in ♐ Sagittarius

Moon is passing about ∠21° of ♐ Sagittarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1943"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.9% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1943" and ∠1888".

It is Strawberry Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Strawberry of June 2005.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 22 June 2005 at 04:14
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 28 June 2005 at 18:23
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 6 July 2005 at 12:03
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 14 July 2005 at 15:20

Spring tide

There is high Full Moon ocean tide on this date. Combined Sun and Moon gravitational tidal force working on Earth is strong, because of the Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy alignment.

Lunation 67 / 1020

The Moon is 14 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 67 of Meeus index or 1020 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.59 days

Length of current 67 lunation is 29 days, 14 hours and 7 minutes. It is 55 minutes shorter than next lunation 68 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 23 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 40 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠131.2°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠131.2°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠158.8°. 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°).

Moon before perigee

10 days after point of apogee on 11 June 2005 at 06:11 in ♌ Leo. 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 23 June 2005 at 11:49 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 368 864 km

Moon is 368 864 km (229 201 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 359 675 km (223 492 mi).

Moon after descending node

4 days after its descending node on 17 June 2005 at 03:59 in ♎ Libra, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 8 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 29 June 2005 at 16:29 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

18 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

13 days after previous North standstill on 8 June 2005 at 07:36 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.224°. Next day the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.214° in the next southern standstill on 22 June 2005 at 07:59 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy

The Moon is in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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