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Moon phase on 5 June 2031 Thursday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Sagittarius.

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Lunar calendar 2031 | June 2031

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 5 June 2031 at 11:58 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 passing about ∠15° of ♐ Sagittarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1962"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.7% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1962" and ∠1891".

It is Strawberry Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Strawberry of June 2031.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Pisces ♓ on 12 June 2031 at 02:20
  • New Moon in Gemini ♊ on 19 June 2031 at 22:25
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 28 June 2031 at 00:19
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 4 July 2031 at 19:01

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 388 / 1341

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 388 of Meeus index or 1341 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.63 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 7 minutes. It is 9 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 2 hours and 23 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 4 hours and 40 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠139.8°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠139.8°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠165.9°.

Moon before apogee

11 days after point of apogee on 25 May 2031 at 02:08 in ♋ Cancer. 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 6 June 2031 at 12:11 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Distance to Moon 365 418 km

The Moon is 365 418 km (227 060 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next day until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 358 744 km (222 913 mi).

Moon after ascending node

1 day after ascending node on 4 June 2031 at 09:20 in ♏ Scorpio. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 11 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 17 June 2031 at 09:18 in ♉ Taurus.

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Draconic month

1 day since the beginning of current draconic month in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.

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Moon at southern standstill

At 17:57 the Moon is meeting its standstill point to reach South declination of ∠-21.099°. Over the next 13 days the lunar orbit is going to extend northward to face maximum declination of ∠21.105° at the point of next standstill in ♊ Gemini on 19 June 2031 at 02:22.

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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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