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Moon phase on 23 June 2087 Monday is Last Quarter, 22 days old Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2087 | June 2087

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

Last Quarter 53% illuminated

Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 53% and getting smaller. The 22 days old Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 23 June 2087 at 17:33 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 leaving the last ∠1° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♈ Aries later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1945"

Lunar disc appears visually 3% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1945" and ∠1888".

Buck Moon after 22 days

Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon of July 2087 after 22 days on 15 July 2087 at 19:54.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 30 June 2087 at 09:31
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 7 July 2087 at 18:24
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 15 July 2087 at 19:54
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 22 July 2087 at 22:43

Neap tide

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.

Lunation 1081 / 2034

The Moon is 22 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1081 of Meeus index or 2034 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.33 days

Length of current 1081 lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 52 minutes. It is 57 minutes shorter than next lunation 1082 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 52 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 17 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠19°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠19°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠37.8°. 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 perigee

11 days after point of apogee on 12 June 2087 at 06:07 in ♏ Scorpio. 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 28 June 2087 at 01:08 in ♊ Gemini.

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Distance to Moon 368 563 km

Moon is 368 563 km (229 014 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 4 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 363 598 km (225 929 mi).

Moon before descending node

9 days after its ascending node on 13 June 2087 at 18:16 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 27 June 2087 at 08:36 in ♉ Taurus.

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Draconic month

9 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 15 June 2087 at 17:46 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-20.814°. Next 5 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠20.796° in the next northern standstill on 29 June 2087 at 00:49 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 6 days

After 6 days on 30 June 2087 at 09:31 in ♋ Cancer, 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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