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Moon phase on 31 May 2062 Wednesday is Last Quarter, 22 days old Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2062 | May 2062

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 ♓ Pisces.

* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 31 May 2062 at 10:44 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 in ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing about ∠11° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1815"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.1% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1815" and ∠1892".

Strawberry Moon after 21 days

Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2062 after 21 days on 21 June 2062 at 21:43.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Gemini ♊ on 7 June 2062 at 11:12
  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 14 June 2062 at 01:53
  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 21 June 2062 at 21:43
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 29 June 2062 at 23:54

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 771 / 1724

The Moon is 22 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 771 of Meeus index or 1724 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.33 days

Length of current 771 lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 49 minutes. It is 1 hour and 8 minutes longer than next lunation 772 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 55 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 14 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠325.7°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠325.7°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠343.6°. 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 apogee

4 days after point of apogee on 27 May 2062 at 00:01 in ♑ Capricorn. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 7 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 8 June 2062 at 10:43 in ♋ Cancer.

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Distance to Moon 394 848 km

Moon is 394 848 km (245 347 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 7 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 358 773 km (222 931 mi).

Moon before ascending node

13 days after its descending node on 18 May 2062 at 08:14 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 1 June 2062 at 21:30 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

25 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♓ Pisces, 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 25 May 2062 at 13:58 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.459°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.432° in the next northern standstill on 8 June 2062 at 07:41 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 6 days

After 6 days on 7 June 2062 at 11:12 in ♊ Gemini, 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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