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Moon phase on 20 June 2029 Wednesday is First Quarter, 8 days young Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2029 | June 2029

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

First Quarter 62% illuminated

First Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 62% and growing larger. The 8 days young Moon is in ♎ Libra.

* The exact date and time of this First Quarter phase is on 19 June 2029 at 09:54 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at noon and sets at midnight. It is visible high in the southern sky in early evening.

Moon in ♎ Libra

Moon is passing about ∠14° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1972"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.3% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1972" and ∠1888".

Strawberry Moon after 5 days

Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2029 after 5 days on 26 June 2029 at 03:22.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 26 June 2029 at 03:22
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 3 July 2029 at 17:58
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 11 July 2029 at 15:51
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 18 July 2029 at 14:14

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 364 / 1317

The Moon is 8 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 364 of Meeus index or 1317 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.5 days

Length of current 364 lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 1 minute. It is 1 hour and 56 minutes longer than next lunation 365 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 44 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 26 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠244.2°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠244.2°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠279.1°. 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 before perigee

13 days after point of apogee on 6 June 2029 at 22:09 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 2 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 22 June 2029 at 15:35 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 363 495 km

Moon is 363 495 km (225 865 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 2 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 366 596 km (227 792 mi).

Moon before ascending node

7 days after its descending node on 13 June 2029 at 04:49 in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 5 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 26 June 2029 at 03:09 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

21 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

8 days after previous North standstill on 11 June 2029 at 22:05 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠24.392°. Next 4 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-24.401° in the next southern standstill on 24 June 2029 at 23:29 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 5 days

After 5 days on 26 June 2029 at 03:22 in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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