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Moon phase on 30 June 2062 Friday is Last Quarter, 22 days old Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2062 | June 2062

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

Last Quarter 45% illuminated

Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 45% and getting smaller. The 22 days old Moon is in ♈ Aries.

* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 29 June 2062 at 23:54 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 ∠15° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1868"

Lunar disc appears visually 1% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1868" and ∠1887".

Buck Moon after 21 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2062 after 21 days on 21 July 2062 at 12:47.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 6 July 2062 at 17:53
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 13 July 2062 at 11:43
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 21 July 2062 at 12:47
  • Last Quarter in Taurus ♉ on 29 July 2062 at 10:04

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 772 / 1725

The Moon is 22 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 772 of Meeus index or 1725 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.28 days

Length of current 772 lunation is 29 days, 6 hours and 41 minutes. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2062. It is 7 minutes shorter than next lunation 773 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 6 hours and 3 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠343.6°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠343.6°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠358.8°. 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 before perigee

7 days after point of apogee on 23 June 2062 at 08:23 in ♑ Capricorn. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 6 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 6 July 2062 at 19:35 in ♋ Cancer.

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Distance to Moon 383 613 km

Moon is 383 613 km (238 366 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 6 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 357 187 km (221 946 mi).

Moon after ascending node

1 day after its ascending node on 28 June 2062 at 23:25 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 10 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 11 July 2062 at 11:24 in ♍ Virgo.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before northern standstill

8 days after previous South standstill on 21 June 2062 at 19:23 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.402°. Next 5 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.441° in the next northern standstill on 5 July 2062 at 17:31 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 6 days

After 6 days on 6 July 2062 at 17:53 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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