Last Quarter on

Moon phase on 30 May 2035 Wednesday is Last Quarter, 22 days old Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2035 | May 2035

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

Last Quarter 48% illuminated

Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 48% and getting smaller. The 22 days old Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 30 May 2035 at 07:31 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 passing about ∠11° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1847"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.4% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1847" and ∠1893".

Strawberry Moon after 21 days

Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2035 after 21 days on 20 June 2035 at 19:37.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Gemini ♊ on 6 June 2035 at 03:21
  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 12 June 2035 at 19:50
  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 20 June 2035 at 19:37
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 28 June 2035 at 18:43

Moderate tide

There is medium ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at very acute angle, so their combined tidal force is moderate.

Lunation 437 / 1390

The Moon is 22 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 437 of Meeus index or 1390 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.3 days

Length of current 437 lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 17 minutes. It is 38 minutes longer than next lunation 438 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 27 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 42 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠338.4°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠338.4°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠354.2°. 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

6 days after point of apogee on 24 May 2035 at 09:19 in ♐ Sagittarius. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 6 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 6 June 2035 at 11:36 in ♊ Gemini.

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Distance to Moon 388 110 km

Moon is 388 110 km (241 160 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 6 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 357 357 km (222 051 mi).

Moon in descending node

Moon is in descending node in ♓ Pisces at 10:00 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from North to South. Moon will follow the southern part of its orbit for the next 12 days to meet ascending node on 11 June 2035 at 20:42 in ♍ Virgo.

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Draconic month

14 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

5 days after previous South standstill on 25 May 2035 at 00:53 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-18.782°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠18.820° in the next northern standstill on 7 June 2035 at 10:40 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 6 days

After 6 days on 6 June 2035 at 03:21 in ♊ Gemini, 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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