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Moon phase on 16 October 2060 Saturday is Last Quarter, 22 days old Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2060 | October 2060

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

Last Quarter 49% illuminated

Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 49% and getting smaller. The 22 days old Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 16 October 2060 at 10:30 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 ♋ Cancer

Moon is passing about ∠25° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1892"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.8% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1892" and ∠1926".

Beaver Moon after 22 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2060 after 22 days on 8 November 2060 at 04:17.

Upcoming main Moon phases

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 751 / 1704

The Moon is 22 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 751 of Meeus index or 1704 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.73 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 17 hours and 32 minutes. It is 1 hour and 18 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 4 hours and 48 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 2 hours and 15 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠149.6°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠149.6°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠174.6°.

Moon after perigee

6 days after point of perigee on 10 October 2060 at 10:18 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 8 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 25 October 2060 at 00:25 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 378 860 km

The Moon is 378 860 km (235 413 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 8 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 406 530 km (252 606 mi).

Moon after ascending node

5 days after ascending node on 10 October 2060 at 13:33 in ♈ Aries. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 7 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 24 October 2060 at 04:14 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

5 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.

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Moon after northern standstill

1 day since the previous standstill on 15 October 2060 at 01:32 in ♋ Cancer when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠28.128°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 13 days to face maximum declination of ∠-28.126° at the point of next southern standstill on 29 October 2060 at 17:05 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 7 days

In 7 days on 24 October 2060 at 09:25 in ♏ Scorpio the Moon is going to be in a New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and thus forming the next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.

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