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Moon phase on 22 June 2085 Friday is New Moon, less than 1 day young Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2085 | June 2085

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

New Moon

New Moon is the lunar phase on . Surface of the Moon disc is not illuminated. The less than 1 day young Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 22 June 2085 at 03:18 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at sunrise and sets at sunset. It's part facing the Earth is completely in shadow.

Moon in ♋ Cancer

Moon is passing about ∠6° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1798" and ∠1888".

Buck Moon after 14 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2085 after 14 days on 7 July 2085 at 10:14.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 30 June 2085 at 06:55
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 7 July 2085 at 10:14
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 14 July 2085 at 00:24
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 21 July 2085 at 17:43

Spring tide

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

New lunation 1057 / 2010

At 03:18 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 1057 of Meeus index or 2010 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.6 days

29 days, 14 hours and 25 minutes is the length of new lunation 1057. It is 1 hour and 3 minutes shorter than next lunation 1058 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 41 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 22 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠128.7°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠128.7°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠156.8°. 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 apogee

11 days after point of perigee on 10 June 2085 at 19:37 in ♑ Capricorn. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 4 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 26 June 2085 at 15:24 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 398 637 km

Moon is 398 637 km (247 702 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 4 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 402 km (251 905 mi).

Moon in descending node

Moon is in descending node in ♋ Cancer at 04:11 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 6 July 2085 at 11:16 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

13 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon is moving from the middle to the last part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

1 day after previous North standstill on 21 June 2085 at 02:38 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠24.128°. Next 13 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-24.123° in the next southern standstill on 5 July 2085 at 13:21 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy

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

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