Crescent ♈ Aries
Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 46% and getting smaller. The 22 days old Moon is in ♈ Aries.
* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 19 June 2063 at 02:43 UTC.
Moon rises at midnight and sets at noon. It is visible to the south in the morning.
Moon is passing first ∠3° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 5.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1788" and ∠1888".
Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2063 after 21 days on 10 July 2063 at 13:48.
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.
The Moon is 22 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.
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.
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.
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°).
2 days 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 9 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 28 June 2063 at 13:31 in ♋ Cancer.
Moon is 400 883 km (249 097 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 9 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 362 850 km (225 465 mi).
2 days 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 11 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 30 June 2063 at 13:32 in ♌ Leo.
2 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.
7 days after previous South standstill on 11 June 2063 at 12:30 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.086°. Next 6 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.
After 6 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.