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Moon phase on 17 June 2076 Wednesday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2076 | June 2076

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

Full Moon 100% illuminated

Full Moon is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 100%. The 15 days old Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 17 June 2076 at 02:38 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at sunset and sets at sunrise. It is visible all night and it is high in the sky around midnight.

Moon is entering ♑ Capricorn

Moon is passing first ∠2° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1947"

Lunar disc appears visually 3% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1947" and ∠1888".

It is Strawberry Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Strawberry of June 2076.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Pisces ♓ on 23 June 2076 at 17:21
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 1 July 2076 at 07:04
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 9 July 2076 at 10:49
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 16 July 2076 at 10:12

Spring tide

There is high Full Moon ocean tide on this date. Combined Sun and Moon gravitational tidal force working on Earth is strong, because of the Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy alignment.

Lunation 945 / 1898

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 945 of Meeus index or 1898 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.58 days

Length of current 945 lunation is 29 days, 13 hours and 51 minutes. It is 1 hour and 10 minutes shorter than next lunation 946 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 7 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 56 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠114.1°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠114.1°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠145.4°. 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 before perigee

10 days after point of apogee on 7 June 2076 at 01:18 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next day, until it get to the point of next perigee on 19 June 2076 at 00:36 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 368 214 km

Moon is 368 214 km (228 798 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 361 900 km (224 874 mi).

Moon in descending node

Moon is in descending node in ♐ Sagittarius at 01:51 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from North to South. Moon will follow the southern part of its orbit for the next 12 days to meet ascending node on 30 June 2076 at 03:27 in ♊ Gemini.

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Draconic month

14 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♊ Gemini, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

13 days after previous North standstill on 4 June 2076 at 02:42 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠24.333°. Next day the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-24.331° in the next southern standstill on 18 June 2076 at 02:44 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy

The Moon is in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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