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Moon phase on 9 June 2074 Saturday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Sagittarius.

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Lunar calendar 2074 | June 2074

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 9 June 2074 at 09:27 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 ∠21° of ♐ Sagittarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1961"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.7% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1961" and ∠1890".

It is Strawberry Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Strawberry of June 2074.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Pisces ♓ on 16 June 2074 at 09:57
  • New Moon in Gemini ♊ on 24 June 2074 at 13:38
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 2 July 2074 at 02:22
  • Full Moon in Capricorn ♑ on 8 July 2074 at 17:05

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 920 / 1873

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 920 of Meeus index or 1873 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.62 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 14 hours and 54 minutes. It is 1 hour and 26 minutes 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 2 hours and 10 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 4 hours and 53 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠193.2°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠193.2°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠218.8°.

Moon after perigee

1 day after point of perigee on 8 June 2074 at 10:20 in ♐ Sagittarius. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 11 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 20 June 2074 at 21:28 in ♉ Taurus.

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Distance to Moon 365 497 km

The Moon is 365 497 km (227 109 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 11 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 405 879 km (252 202 mi).

Moon before descending node

9 days after ascending node on 30 May 2074 at 19:46 in ♋ Cancer. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 2 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 12 June 2074 at 10:42 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Draconic month

9 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

11 days since the previous standstill on 28 May 2074 at 22:31 in ♋ Cancer when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠20.959°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next day to face maximum declination of ∠-20.986° at the point of next southern standstill on 10 June 2074 at 21:20 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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