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Moon phase on 8 June 2072 Wednesday is Last Quarter, 21 days old Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2072 | June 2072

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

Last Quarter 54% illuminated

Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 54% and getting smaller. The 21 days old Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 8 June 2072 at 21:20 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 ∠14° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1770"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1770" and ∠1890".

Strawberry Moon after 21 days

Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2072 after 21 days on 30 June 2072 at 10:21.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Gemini ♊ on 16 June 2072 at 09:57
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 23 June 2072 at 02:57
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 30 June 2072 at 10:21
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 8 July 2072 at 13:53

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 895 / 1848

The Moon is 21 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 895 of Meeus index or 1848 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.4 days

Length of current 895 lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 39 minutes. It is 1 hour and 40 minutes longer than next lunation 896 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 5 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 4 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠285°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠285°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠313.1°. 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 7 June 2072 at 12:42 in ♓ Pisces. 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 19 June 2072 at 10:24 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 404 884 km

Moon is 404 884 km (251 583 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 10 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 365 625 km (227 189 mi).

Moon in descending node

Moon is in descending node in ♓ Pisces at 10:43 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from North to South. Moon will follow the southern part of its orbit for the next 13 days to meet ascending node on 21 June 2072 at 16:43 in ♍ Virgo.

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Draconic month

13 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

5 days after previous South standstill on 2 June 2072 at 16:38 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-18.669°. Next 8 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠18.692° in the next northern standstill on 17 June 2072 at 00:01 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 7 days

After 7 days on 16 June 2072 at 09:57 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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