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Moon phase on 15 June 2089 Wednesday is First Quarter, 7 days young Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2089 | June 2089

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

First Quarter 51% illuminated

First Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 51% and growing larger. The 7 days young Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

* The exact date and time of this First Quarter phase is on 15 June 2089 at 09:09 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at noon and sets at midnight. It is visible high in the southern sky in early evening.

Moon in ♍ Virgo

Moon is leaving the last ∠3° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♎ Libra later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1932"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.3% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1932" and ∠1889".

Strawberry Moon after 7 days

Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2089 after 7 days on 23 June 2089 at 00:07.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 23 June 2089 at 00:07
  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 1 July 2089 at 03:43
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 8 July 2089 at 01:47
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 14 July 2089 at 17:11

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 1106 / 2059

The Moon is 7 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1106 of Meeus index or 2059 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.29 days

Length of current 1106 lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 3 minutes. It is 23 minutes longer than next lunation 1107 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 41 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 28 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠331.7°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠331.7°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠348.5°. 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 perigee

5 days after point of perigee on 10 June 2089 at 11:59 in ♋ Cancer. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 10 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 26 June 2089 at 00:52 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 370 998 km

Moon is 370 998 km (230 527 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 10 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 892 km (252 210 mi).

Moon before ascending node

11 days after its descending node on 4 June 2089 at 08:00 in ♈ Aries, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 16 June 2089 at 22:07 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

25 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

6 days after previous North standstill on 9 June 2089 at 06:40 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.600°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.620° in the next southern standstill on 22 June 2089 at 12:24 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 7 days

After 7 days on 23 June 2089 at 00:07 in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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