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Moon phase on 21 June 2060 Monday is Last Quarter, 22 days old Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2060 | June 2060

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

Last Quarter 49% illuminated

Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 49% 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 2060 at 08:44 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 ∠3° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1966"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.1% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1966" and ∠1888".

Buck Moon after 22 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2060 after 22 days on 13 July 2060 at 15:08.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 28 June 2060 at 02:58
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 5 July 2060 at 17:38
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 13 July 2060 at 15:08
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 20 July 2060 at 13:24

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 747 / 1700

The Moon is 22 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 747 of Meeus index or 1700 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.36 days

Length of current 747 lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 35 minutes. It is 1 hour and 17 minutes shorter than next lunation 748 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 10 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠31.3°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠31.3°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠54.1°. 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 before perigee

12 days after point of apogee on 8 June 2060 at 19:26 in ♎ Libra. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 3 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 24 June 2060 at 12:41 in ♉ Taurus.

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Distance to Moon 364 597 km

Moon is 364 597 km (226 550 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 3 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 366 989 km (228 036 mi).

Moon before ascending node

11 days after its descending node on 10 June 2060 at 08:48 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 23 June 2060 at 21:23 in ♈ Aries.

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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 2060 at 02:38 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-27.634°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠27.624° in the next northern standstill on 28 June 2060 at 00:46 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 6 days

After 6 days on 28 June 2060 at 02:58 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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