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Moon phase on 23 June 2034 Friday is First Quarter, 7 days young Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2034 | June 2034

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

First Quarter 49% illuminated

First Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 49% and growing larger. The 7 days young Moon is in ♎ Libra.

* The exact date and time of this First Quarter phase is on 23 June 2034 at 14:35 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 is entering ♎ Libra

Moon is passing first ∠1° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1798"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.9% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1798" and ∠1888".

Buck Moon after 8 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2034 after 8 days on 1 July 2034 at 17:44.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 1 July 2034 at 17:44
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 9 July 2034 at 01:59
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 15 July 2034 at 18:15
  • First Quarter in Scorpio ♏ on 23 July 2034 at 07:05

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 426 / 1379

The Moon is 7 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 426 of Meeus index or 1379 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.33 days

Length of current 426 lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 49 minutes. It is 1 hour and 49 minutes shorter than next lunation 427 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 55 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 14 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠25.4°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠25.4°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠45.9°. 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 apogee

8 days after point of perigee on 14 June 2034 at 21:42 in ♉ Taurus. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 3 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 27 June 2034 at 00:19 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 398 674 km

Moon is 398 674 km (247 725 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 3 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 126 km (251 734 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♍ Virgo at 06:36 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 14 days to meet descending node on 7 July 2034 at 14:33 in ♓ Pisces.

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New draconic month

At 06:36 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.


Moon after northern standstill

6 days after previous North standstill on 16 June 2034 at 18:29 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.417°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.423° in the next southern standstill on 30 June 2034 at 23:50 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 8 days

After 8 days on 1 July 2034 at 17:44 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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