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Moon phase on 12 June 2054 Friday is First Quarter, 7 days young Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2054 | June 2054

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

First Quarter 47% illuminated

First Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 47% and growing larger. The 7 days young Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

* The exact date and time of this First Quarter phase is on 12 June 2054 at 19:17 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 passing about ∠18° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1960"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.7% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1960" and ∠1889".

Strawberry Moon after 7 days

Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2054 after 7 days on 20 June 2054 at 03:42.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 20 June 2054 at 03:42
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 28 June 2054 at 07:30
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 5 July 2054 at 10:34
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 12 July 2054 at 01:36

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 673 / 1626

The Moon is 7 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 673 of Meeus index or 1626 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.33 days

Length of current 673 lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 54 minutes. It is 40 minutes longer than next lunation 674 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 50 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 19 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠316.1°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠316.1°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠336°. 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

3 days after point of perigee on 8 June 2054 at 21:43 in ♋ Cancer. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 12 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 24 June 2054 at 17:32 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 365 649 km

Moon is 365 649 km (227 204 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 12 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 098 km (251 716 mi).

Moon after ascending node

1 day after its ascending node on 11 June 2054 at 07:33 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 12 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 25 June 2054 at 04:56 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Draconic month

1 day after beginning of current draconic month in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

4 days after previous North standstill on 7 June 2054 at 14:08 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠19.164°. Next 8 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-19.200° in the next southern standstill on 20 June 2054 at 19:41 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 7 days

After 7 days on 20 June 2054 at 03:42 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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