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Moon phase on 14 June 2022 Tuesday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Sagittarius.

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Lunar calendar 2022 | June 2022

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Full Moon 100% illuminated

Full Moon is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 100%. The 15 days old Moon is in ♐ Sagittarius.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 14 June 2022 at 11:52 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 ∠24° of ♐ Sagittarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1970"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.2% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1970" and ∠1889".

It is Strawberry Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Strawberry of June 2022.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Pisces ♓ on 21 June 2022 at 03:11
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 29 June 2022 at 02:52
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 7 July 2022 at 02:14
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 13 July 2022 at 18:37

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 277 / 1230

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 277 of Meeus index or 1230 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.64 days

Length of current 277 lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 22 minutes. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2022. It is 19 minutes longer than next lunation 278 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 38 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 25 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠155.2°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠155.2°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠178.8°. 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 in perigee

Moon is reaching point of perigee on this date at 23:21, this is 12 days after last apogee on 2 June 2022 at 01:14 in ♋ Cancer. Lunar orbit is starting to get wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth for 14 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next apogee on 29 June 2022 at 06:08 in ♋ Cancer.

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Distance to Moon 357 434 km

This perigee Moon is 357 434 km (222 099 mi) away from Earth. It is 5 074 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 12 922 km farther than the closest perigee of 21st century.

Moon after descending node

2 days after its descending node on 12 June 2022 at 10:02 in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 10 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 25 June 2022 at 07:10 in ♉ Taurus.

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Draconic month

16 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

12 days after previous North standstill on 1 June 2022 at 22:32 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠26.943°. Next day the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-26.924° in the next southern standstill on 15 June 2022 at 10:59 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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