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Moon phase on 21 June 2041 Friday is Last Quarter, 22 days old Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2041 | June 2041

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

Last Quarter 46% illuminated

Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 46% and getting smaller. The 22 days old Moon is in ♈ Aries.

* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 21 June 2041 at 03:12 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 ♈ Aries

Moon is passing about ∠5° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1955"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.5% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1955" and ∠1888".

Buck Moon after 22 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2041 after 22 days on 13 July 2041 at 19:01.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 28 June 2041 at 11:17
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 6 July 2041 at 14:12
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 13 July 2041 at 19:01
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 20 July 2041 at 09:13

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 512 / 1465

The Moon is 22 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 512 of Meeus index or 1465 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.51 days

Length of current 512 lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 21 minutes. It is 1 hour and 24 minutes shorter than next lunation 513 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 23 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 46 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠88.5°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠88.5°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠123.4°. 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 after perigee

4 days after point of perigee on 17 June 2041 at 11:48 in ♒ Aquarius. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 11 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 3 July 2041 at 06:46 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 366 583 km

Moon is 366 583 km (227 784 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 11 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 266 km (251 821 mi).

Moon before ascending node

9 days after its descending node on 11 June 2041 at 14:42 in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 2 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 24 June 2041 at 08:57 in ♉ Taurus.

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Draconic month

24 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♉ Taurus, 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 15 June 2041 at 09:11 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-27.308°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠27.286° in the next northern standstill on 28 June 2041 at 10:46 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 6 days

After 6 days on 28 June 2041 at 11:17 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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