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Lunar Calendar Month June 2017 (Sint Maarten)

The Moon is the only natural satellite of the Earth and the fifth largest moon in the Solar System. It is the largest natural satellite in the solar system relative to the size of its planet. The following is information specific for Philipsburg, Sint Maarten during June 2017.

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Date and time of moon phases

The information in the following table comes from calculations published by the Astronomical Applications Department of the U.S. Naval Observatory.

Moon phasesDatesTime
1st quarter2017-06-0108:42
full moon2017-06-0909:10
3rd quarter2017-06-1707:33
new moon2017-06-2322:31

Apogee and perigee of the Moon

The following table shows the dates of perigee and apogee of the Moon during June 2017.

PositionDatesTimeDistanceNotes
Apogee2017-06-0818:22406,401 km
Perigee2017-06-2306:50357,937 km

Meteor Activity

Active meteor showers this month and their peak days. For more information, see the meteor shower calendar 2017.

Name Peak Day
Dayt. Arietids2017-06-07
June Bootids2017-06-27

Moon-Planet Conjunctions

A Moon-planet conjunction occurs when an astronomical object has either the same, or nearly the same, right ascension or the same ecliptic longitude of that of the Moon, as observed from Earth.

Astronomical ObjectsDate and Time
Jupiter2017-06-03 19:57
Saturn2017-06-09 21:25
Venus2017-06-20 17:13
Aldebaran2017-06-22 10:23
Beehive2017-06-26 07:18
Regulus2017-06-27 20:26

Illumination of the Moon

The following table depicts the illumination of the Moon, calculated at 00:00, throughtout the 30 days of June 2017.

June 2017
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 22
29 Monday
 
30 Tuesday
 
31 Wednesday
 
1Thursday
 
46.2% illuminated
Age: 7
2Friday
 
56.6% illuminated
Age: 8
3Saturday
 
66.5% illuminated
Age: 9
4Sunday
 
75.5% illuminated
Age: 9.9
Week 23
5Monday
 
83.4% illuminated
Age: 10.8
6Tuesday
 
89.9% illuminated
Age: 11.7
7Wednesday
 
94.9% illuminated
Age: 12.6
8Thursday
 
98.3% illuminated
Age: 13.5
9Friday
 
99.9% illuminated
Age: 14.4
10Saturday
 
99.7% illuminated
Age: 15.3
11Sunday
 
97.6% illuminated
Age: 16.2
Week 24
12Monday
 
93.9% illuminated
Age: 17.1
13Tuesday
 
88.4% illuminated
Age: 18
14Wednesday
 
81.4% illuminated
Age: 19
15Thursday
 
73.1% illuminated
Age: 19.9
16Friday
 
63.6% illuminated
Age: 20.9
17Saturday
 
53.3% illuminated
Age: 21.8
18Sunday
 
42.5% illuminated
Age: 22.9
Week 25
19Monday
 
31.8% illuminated
Age: 23.9
20Tuesday
 
21.6% illuminated
Age: 25
21Wednesday
 
12.7% illuminated
Age: 26.1
22Thursday
 
5.8% illuminated
Age: 27.3
23Friday
 
1.4% illuminated
Age: 28.4
24Saturday
 
0% illuminated
Age: 0.1
25Sunday
 
1.7% illuminated
Age: 1.2
Week 26
26Monday
 
6.2% illuminated
Age: 2.4
27Tuesday
 
13% illuminated
Age: 3.5
28Wednesday
 
21.5% illuminated
Age: 4.5
29Thursday
 
31.1% illuminated
Age: 5.6
30Friday
 
41.2% illuminated
Age: 6.6
1 Saturday
 
2 Sunday
 
3 Monday
 
4 Tuesday
 
5 Wednesday
 
6 Thursday
 
7 Friday
 
8 Saturday
 
9 Sunday
 
10 Monday
 
11 Tuesday
 
12 Wednesday
 
13 Thursday
 
14 Friday
 
15 Saturday
 
16 Sunday
 
Content last updated on 2018-10-21T17:33:00Z