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Moon phase on 20 June 2037 Saturday is First Quarter, 7 days young Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2037 | June 2037

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 ♍ Virgo.

* The exact date and time of this First Quarter phase is on 20 June 2037 at 13:45 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 ♍ Virgo

Moon is leaving the last ∠1° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♎ Libra later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1971"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.3% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1971" and ∠1888".

Strawberry Moon after 7 days

Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2037 after 7 days on 27 June 2037 at 15:20.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 27 June 2037 at 15:20
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 5 July 2037 at 16:00
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 13 July 2037 at 02:32
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 19 July 2037 at 18:31

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 463 / 1416

The Moon is 7 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 463 of Meeus index or 1416 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.39 days

Length of current 463 lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 22 minutes. It is 1 hour and 12 minutes longer than next lunation 464 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 23 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 47 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠292.3°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠292.3°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠318.7°. 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 perigee

1 day after point of perigee on 18 June 2037 at 16:37 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 13 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 3 July 2037 at 19:50 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 363 620 km

Moon is 363 620 km (225 943 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 13 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 478 km (251 331 mi).

Moon after ascending node

4 days after its ascending node on 16 June 2037 at 07:41 in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 8 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 29 June 2037 at 10:01 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

4 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

5 days after previous North standstill on 15 June 2037 at 01:37 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠21.359°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-21.369° in the next southern standstill on 28 June 2037 at 01:35 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 7 days

After 7 days on 27 June 2037 at 15:20 in ♐ Sagittarius, 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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