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Lunar Calendar Month June 2012 (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 2012.

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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
full moon2012-06-0407:12
3rd quarter2012-06-1106:41
new moon2012-06-1911:02
1st quarter2012-06-2623:30

Apogee and perigee of the Moon

The following table shows the dates of perigee and apogee of the Moon during June 2012.

PositionDatesTimeDistanceNotes
Perigee2012-06-0309:21358,482 km
Apogee2012-06-1521:25405,790 km

Eclipses in June 2012

The following is information about eclipses occuring worldwide during June 2012. The eclipses listed here may be totally visible, partly visible or not visible in any part of United States.

TypeDatesSarosNotes
lunar eclipse2012-06-04140

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
Jupiter2012-06-17 04:23
Venus2012-06-17 20:47
Spica2012-06-28 07:04

Illumination of the Moon

The following table depicts the illumination of the Moon, calculated at 00:00, throughtout the 30 days of June 2012.

June 2012
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 22
28 Monday
 
29 Tuesday
 
30 Wednesday
 
31 Thursday
 
1Friday
 
84.4% illuminated
Age: 11
2Saturday
 
92.1% illuminated
Age: 12.1
3Sunday
 
97.4% illuminated
Age: 13.3
Week 23
4Monday
 
99.9% illuminated
Age: 14.4
5Tuesday
 
99.3% illuminated
Age: 15.6
6Wednesday
 
95.7% illuminated
Age: 16.7
7Thursday
 
89.8% illuminated
Age: 17.8
8Friday
 
81.9% illuminated
Age: 18.9
9Saturday
 
72.8% illuminated
Age: 19.9
10Sunday
 
62.9% illuminated
Age: 20.9
Week 24
11Monday
 
52.9% illuminated
Age: 21.9
12Tuesday
 
43% illuminated
Age: 22.8
13Wednesday
 
33.6% illuminated
Age: 23.7
14Thursday
 
24.9% illuminated
Age: 24.6
15Friday
 
17.2% illuminated
Age: 25.5
16Saturday
 
10.6% illuminated
Age: 26.4
17Sunday
 
5.5% illuminated
Age: 27.3
Week 25
18Monday
 
2% illuminated
Age: 28.2
19Tuesday
 
0.2% illuminated
Age: 29.1
20Wednesday
 
0.3% illuminated
Age: 0.5
21Thursday
 
2.3% illuminated
Age: 1.4
22Friday
 
6.3% illuminated
Age: 2.4
23Saturday
 
12.2% illuminated
Age: 3.4
24Sunday
 
19.8% illuminated
Age: 4.3
Week 26
25Monday
 
28.9% illuminated
Age: 5.3
26Tuesday
 
39.2% illuminated
Age: 6.4
27Wednesday
 
50.2% illuminated
Age: 7.4
28Thursday
 
61.4% illuminated
Age: 8.5
29Friday
 
72.3% illuminated
Age: 9.6
30Saturday
 
82.2% illuminated
Age: 10.7
1 Sunday
 
2 Monday
 
3 Tuesday
 
4 Wednesday
 
5 Thursday
 
6 Friday
 
7 Saturday
 
8 Sunday
 
9 Monday
 
10 Tuesday
 
11 Wednesday
 
12 Thursday
 
13 Friday
 
14 Saturday
 
15 Sunday
 
Content last updated on 2018-10-21T17:33:00Z