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Moon phase on 13 June 2014 Friday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Sagittarius.

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Lunar calendar 2014 | June 2014

Full Moon phase
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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 ♐ Sagittarius.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 13 June 2014 at 04:11 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 in ♐ Sagittarius

Moon is leaving the last ∠3° of ♐ Sagittarius tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♑ Capricorn later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1944"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.9% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1944" and ∠1889".

It is Strawberry Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Strawberry of June 2014.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Pisces ♓ on 19 June 2014 at 18:39
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 27 June 2014 at 08:09
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 5 July 2014 at 11:59
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 12 July 2014 at 11:25

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 178 / 1131

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 178 of Meeus index or 1131 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.56 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 13 hours and 28 minutes. It is 1 hour and 5 minutes shorter than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to increasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at apogee (∠180°).

Lunation length longer than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 44 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 6 hours and 19 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠112.5°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠112.5°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠144.1°.

Moon before apogee

10 days after point of apogee on 3 June 2014 at 04:25 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next day, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 15 June 2014 at 03:34 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 368 746 km

The Moon is 368 746 km (229 128 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next day until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 362 062 km (224 975 mi).

Moon after ascending node

4 days after ascending node on 9 June 2014 at 05:36 in ♎ Libra. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 8 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 21 June 2014 at 20:30 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

4 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.

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Moon at southern standstill

At 06:03 the Moon is meeting its standstill point to reach South declination of ∠-19.033°. Over the next 12 days the lunar orbit is going to extend northward to face maximum declination of ∠19.035° at the point of next standstill in ♊ Gemini on 26 June 2014 at 08:34.

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Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy

The Moon is in a Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and thus forming Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy alignment.

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