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Moon phase on 26 June 2027 Saturday is Last Quarter, 21 days old Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2027 | June 2027

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

Last Quarter 57% illuminated

Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 57% and getting smaller. The 21 days old Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 27 June 2027 at 04:54 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at midnight and sets at noon. It is visible to the south in the morning.

Moon in ♓ Pisces

Moon is leaving the last ∠3° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♈ Aries later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1811"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.1% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1811" and ∠1888".

Buck Moon after 22 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2027 after 22 days on 18 July 2027 at 15:45.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 27 June 2027 at 04:54
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 4 July 2027 at 03:02
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 10 July 2027 at 18:39
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 18 July 2027 at 15:45

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 339 / 1292

The Moon is 21 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 339 of Meeus index or 1292 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.31 days

Length of current 339 lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 22 minutes. It is 19 minutes longer than next lunation 340 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 22 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 47 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠330.4°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠330.4°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠347.4°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep decreasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Moon after apogee

4 days after point of apogee on 22 June 2027 at 05:08 in ♒ Aquarius. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 8 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 4 July 2027 at 20:55 in ♋ Cancer.

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Distance to Moon 395 808 km

Moon is 395 808 km (245 944 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 8 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 358 284 km (222 627 mi).

Moon after ascending node

3 days after its ascending node on 22 June 2027 at 18:25 in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 9 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 6 July 2027 at 02:14 in ♌ Leo.

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Draconic month

3 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon before northern standstill

7 days after previous South standstill on 18 June 2027 at 14:51 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-27.134°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠27.165° in the next northern standstill on 2 July 2027 at 19:52 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 7 days

After 7 days on 4 July 2027 at 03:02 in ♋ Cancer, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.

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