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Lunar Calendar Month June 2011 (United States)

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 Washington, District of Columbia, United States during June 2011.

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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
new moon2011-06-0117:03
1st quarter2011-06-0822:11
full moon2011-06-1516:14
3rd quarter2011-06-2307:48

Apogee and perigee of the Moon

The following table shows the dates of perigee and apogee of the Moon during June 2011.

PositionDatesTimeDistanceNotes
Perigee2011-06-1121:43367,187 km
Apogee2011-06-2400:14404,274 km

Eclipses in June 2011

The following is information about eclipses occuring worldwide during June 2011. The eclipses listed here may be totally visible, partly visible or not visible in any part of United States.

TypeDatesSarosNotes
solar eclipse2011-06-01118
lunar eclipse2011-06-15130Central total eclipse (Moon's center passes north of shadow axis)

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
Spica2011-06-11 11:57
Pleiades2011-06-28 02:52
Mars2011-06-28 14:59

Illumination of the Moon

The following table depicts the illumination of the Moon, calculated at 00:00, throughtout the 30 days of June 2011.

June 2011
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 22
30 Monday
 
31 Tuesday
 
1Wednesday
 
0.5% illuminated
Age: 28.8
2Thursday
 
0.1% illuminated
Age: 0.3
3Friday
 
1.8% illuminated
Age: 1.3
4Saturday
 
5.6% illuminated
Age: 2.3
5Sunday
 
11.6% illuminated
Age: 3.3
Week 23
6Monday
 
19.5% illuminated
Age: 4.3
7Tuesday
 
29% illuminated
Age: 5.3
8Wednesday
 
39.6% illuminated
Age: 6.4
9Thursday
 
50.9% illuminated
Age: 7.5
10Friday
 
62.3% illuminated
Age: 8.6
11Saturday
 
73.1% illuminated
Age: 9.6
12Sunday
 
82.8% illuminated
Age: 10.7
Week 24
13Monday
 
90.7% illuminated
Age: 11.8
14Tuesday
 
96.3% illuminated
Age: 13
15Wednesday
 
99.4% illuminated
Age: 14
16Thursday
 
99.9% illuminated
Age: 15.1
17Friday
 
97.8% illuminated
Age: 16.2
18Saturday
 
93.6% illuminated
Age: 17.2
19Sunday
 
87.5% illuminated
Age: 18.2
Week 25
20Monday
 
80.1% illuminated
Age: 19.1
21Tuesday
 
71.6% illuminated
Age: 20
22Wednesday
 
62.6% illuminated
Age: 21
23Thursday
 
53.1% illuminated
Age: 21.9
24Friday
 
43.7% illuminated
Age: 22.7
25Saturday
 
34.4% illuminated
Age: 23.6
26Sunday
 
25.7% illuminated
Age: 24.5
Week 26
27Monday
 
17.7% illuminated
Age: 25.5
28Tuesday
 
10.8% illuminated
Age: 26.4
29Wednesday
 
5.3% illuminated
Age: 27.3
30Thursday
 
1.6% illuminated
Age: 28.3
1 Friday
 
2 Saturday
 
3 Sunday
 
4 Monday
 
5 Tuesday
 
6 Wednesday
 
7 Thursday
 
8 Friday
 
9 Saturday
 
10 Sunday
 
11 Monday
 
12 Tuesday
 
13 Wednesday
 
14 Thursday
 
15 Friday
 
16 Saturday
 
17 Sunday
 
Content last updated on 2018-10-21T17:33:00Z