Last Quarter on

Moon phase on 25 October 2062 Wednesday is Last Quarter, 22 days old Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2062 | October 2062

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

Last Quarter 48% illuminated

Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 48% and getting smaller. The 22 days old Moon is in ♌ Leo.

* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 25 October 2062 at 06:28 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 ♌ Leo

Moon is passing about ∠5° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1972"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.2% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1972" and ∠1930".

Beaver Moon after 22 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2062 after 22 days on 16 November 2062 at 20:48.

Upcoming main Moon phases

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 776 / 1729

The Moon is 22 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 776 of Meeus index or 1729 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.53 days

Length of current 776 lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 43 minutes. It is 2 hours and 45 minutes shorter than next lunation 777 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 minute shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 8 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠54.6°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠54.6°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠86.4°. 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 after perigee

1 day after point of perigee on 24 October 2062 at 12:04 in ♋ Cancer. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 13 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 7 November 2062 at 23:42 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 363 409 km

Moon is 363 409 km (225 812 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 13 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 510 km (251 351 mi).

Moon before descending node

9 days after its ascending node on 15 October 2062 at 19:12 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 3 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 28 October 2062 at 19:18 in ♍ Virgo.

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Draconic month

9 days 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 after northern standstill

2 days after previous North standstill on 22 October 2062 at 22:10 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.544°. Next 10 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.465° in the next southern standstill on 5 November 2062 at 05:18 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 6 days

After 6 days on 1 November 2062 at 07:32 in ♏ Scorpio, 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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