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Moon phase on 17 June 2038 Thursday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2038 | June 2038

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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 ♑ Capricorn.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 17 June 2038 at 02:30 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 is entering ♑ Capricorn

Moon is passing first ∠2° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1917"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.5% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1917" and ∠1888".

It is Strawberry Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Strawberry of June 2038.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Aries ♈ on 24 June 2038 at 12:39
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 2 July 2038 at 13:32
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 9 July 2038 at 16:00
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 16 July 2038 at 11:48

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 475 / 1428

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 475 of Meeus index or 1428 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.55 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 13 hours and 8 minutes. It is 2 hours longer than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to decreasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Lunation length longer than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 24 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 6 hours and 39 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠226°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠226°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠259.5°.

Moon after perigee

2 days after point of perigee on 14 June 2038 at 15:26 in ♏ Scorpio. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 9 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 26 June 2038 at 12:55 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 373 920 km

The Moon is 373 920 km (232 343 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 9 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 404 680 km (251 456 mi).

Moon before descending node

12 days after ascending node on 5 June 2038 at 06:06 in ♋ Cancer. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following day, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 18 June 2038 at 02:42 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

12 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.

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Moon before southern standstill

12 days since the previous standstill on 5 June 2038 at 09:24 in ♋ Cancer when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠23.031°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next day to face maximum declination of ∠-23.039° at the point of next southern standstill on 18 June 2038 at 05:58 in ♑ Capricorn.

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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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