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Moon phase on 17 June 2036 Tuesday is Last Quarter, 22 days old Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2036 | June 2036

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

Last Quarter 45% illuminated

Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 45% and getting smaller. The 22 days old Moon is in ♈ Aries.

* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 17 June 2036 at 01:03 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 is entering ♈ Aries

Moon is passing first ∠2° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1811"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.2% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1811" and ∠1888".

Buck Moon after 20 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2036 after 20 days on 8 July 2036 at 11:19.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 24 June 2036 at 03:09
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 30 June 2036 at 18:13
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 8 July 2036 at 11:19
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 16 July 2036 at 14:39

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 450 / 1403

The Moon is 22 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 450 of Meeus index or 1403 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.33 days

Length of current 450 lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 53 minutes. It is 46 minutes longer than next lunation 451 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 51 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 18 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠318.9°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠318.9°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠338.2°. 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

4 days after point of apogee on 13 June 2036 at 05:06 in ♒ Aquarius. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 7 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 25 June 2036 at 10:31 in ♋ Cancer.

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Distance to Moon 395 689 km

Moon is 395 689 km (245 870 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 7 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 359 947 km (223 661 mi).

Moon after descending node

3 days after its descending node on 13 June 2036 at 20:47 in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 9 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 27 June 2036 at 02:46 in ♌ Leo.

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Draconic month

17 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♌ Leo, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

6 days after previous South standstill on 10 June 2036 at 13:44 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-19.888°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠19.895° in the next northern standstill on 24 June 2036 at 13:24 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 6 days

After 6 days on 24 June 2036 at 03:09 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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