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Moon phase on 18 June 2063 Monday is Last Quarter, 21 days old Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2063 | June 2063

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

Last Quarter 56% illuminated

Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 56% and getting smaller. The 21 days old Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 19 June 2063 at 02:43 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 ∠21° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1777"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.1% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1777" and ∠1888".

Buck Moon after 22 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2063 after 22 days on 10 July 2063 at 13:48.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Pisces ♓ on 19 June 2063 at 02:43
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 26 June 2063 at 10:25
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 3 July 2063 at 02:01
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 10 July 2063 at 13:48

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 784 / 1737

The Moon is 21 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 784 of Meeus index or 1737 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.36 days

Length of current 784 lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 39 minutes. It is 1 hour and 9 minutes longer than next lunation 785 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 6 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 4 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠301.9°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠301.9°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠325.5°. 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

1 day after point of apogee on 16 June 2063 at 15:34 in ♒ Aquarius. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 10 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 28 June 2063 at 13:31 in ♋ Cancer.

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Distance to Moon 403 372 km

Moon is 403 372 km (250 644 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 10 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 362 850 km (225 465 mi).

Moon after ascending node

1 day after its ascending node on 17 June 2063 at 07:39 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 12 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 30 June 2063 at 13:32 in ♌ Leo.

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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 after southern standstill

6 days after previous South standstill on 11 June 2063 at 12:30 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.086°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.102° in the next northern standstill on 25 June 2063 at 20:12 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 7 days

After 7 days on 26 June 2063 at 10:25 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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