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Moon phase on 12 June 2069 Wednesday is Last Quarter, 22 days old Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2069 | June 2069

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 12 June 2069 at 09:56 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 ∠23° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1953"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.3% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1953" and ∠1889".

Buck Moon after 22 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2069 after 22 days on 4 July 2069 at 13:05.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Gemini ♊ on 19 June 2069 at 02:14
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 26 June 2069 at 12:10
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 4 July 2069 at 13:05
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 11 July 2069 at 14:59

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 858 / 1811

The Moon is 22 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 858 of Meeus index or 1811 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.34 days

Length of current 858 lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 8 minutes. It is 51 minutes shorter than next lunation 859 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 36 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 33 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠21°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠21°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠40.5°. 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 before perigee

11 days after point of apogee on 31 May 2069 at 17:30 in ♎ Libra. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 4 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 16 June 2069 at 13:22 in ♉ Taurus.

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Distance to Moon 366 935 km

Moon is 366 935 km (228 003 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 4 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 364 199 km (226 303 mi).

Moon before descending node

10 days after its ascending node on 2 June 2069 at 10:09 in ♏ Scorpio, 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 15 June 2069 at 23:37 in ♉ Taurus.

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Draconic month

10 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon before northern standstill

7 days after previous South standstill on 5 June 2069 at 10:11 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-19.943°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠19.940° in the next northern standstill on 18 June 2069 at 12:47 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 6 days

After 6 days on 19 June 2069 at 02:14 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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