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Moon phase on 23 June 2057 Saturday is Last Quarter, 21 days old Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2057 | June 2057

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

Last Quarter 54% illuminated

Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 54% and getting smaller. The 21 days old Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 23 June 2057 at 21:08 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 leaving the last ∠2° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♈ Aries later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1860"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1860" and ∠1888".

Buck Moon after 22 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2057 after 22 days on 16 July 2057 at 09:28.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 1 July 2057 at 23:47
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 9 July 2057 at 18:37
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 16 July 2057 at 09:28
  • Last Quarter in Taurus ♉ on 23 July 2057 at 10:09

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 710 / 1663

The Moon is 21 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 710 of Meeus index or 1663 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.65 days

Length of current 710 lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 36 minutes. It is 51 minutes longer than next lunation 711 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 52 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 11 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠173.3°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠173.3°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠196.2°. 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 perigee

6 days after point of perigee on 16 June 2057 at 22:08 in ♐ Sagittarius. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 6 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 30 June 2057 at 05:32 in ♊ Gemini.

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Distance to Moon 385 348 km

Moon is 385 348 km (239 444 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 6 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 331 km (252 482 mi).

Moon after descending node

5 days after its descending node on 17 June 2057 at 13:09 in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 7 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 1 July 2057 at 09:00 in ♋ Cancer.

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Draconic month

19 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♋ Cancer, 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 18 June 2057 at 03:11 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-23.700°. Next 8 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠23.700° in the next northern standstill on 2 July 2057 at 02:54 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 8 days

After 8 days on 1 July 2057 at 23:47 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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