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Lunar Calendar Month June 2015 (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 2015.

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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 moon2015-06-0212:19
3rd quarter2015-06-0911:42
new moon2015-06-1610:05
1st quarter2015-06-2407:02

Apogee and perigee of the Moon

The following table shows the dates of perigee and apogee of the Moon during June 2015.

PositionDatesTimeDistanceNotes
Perigee2015-06-1000:40369,712 km
Apogee2015-06-2313:02404,132 km

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
Saturn2015-06-01 16:02
Venus2015-06-20 07:28
Saturn2015-06-28 21:27

Illumination of the Moon

The following table depicts the illumination of the Moon, calculated at 00:00, throughtout the 30 days of June 2015.

June 2015
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 23
1Monday
 
97.5% illuminated
Age:13.3
2Tuesday
 
99.7% illuminated
Age:14.3
3Wednesday
 
99.7% illuminated
Age:15.3
4Thursday
 
97.4% illuminated
Age:16.3
5Friday
 
92.7% illuminated
Age:17.3
6Saturday
 
85.8% illuminated
Age:18.4
7Sunday
 
77% illuminated
Age:19.5
Week 24
8Monday
 
66.8% illuminated
Age:20.5
9Tuesday
 
55.7% illuminated
Age:21.6
10Wednesday
 
44.2% illuminated
Age:22.7
11Thursday
 
33% illuminated
Age:23.8
12Friday
 
22.8% illuminated
Age:24.9
13Saturday
 
13.9% illuminated
Age:25.9
14Sunday
 
7% illuminated
Age:27
Week 25
15Monday
 
2.4% illuminated
Age:28.1
16Tuesday
 
0.2% illuminated
Age:29.1
17Wednesday
 
0.4% illuminated
Age:0.6
18Thursday
 
2.8% illuminated
Age:1.6
19Friday
 
7.2% illuminated
Age:2.6
20Saturday
 
13.3% illuminated
Age:3.5
21Sunday
 
20.6% illuminated
Age:4.4
Week 26
22Monday
 
28.9% illuminated
Age:5.3
23Tuesday
 
37.9% illuminated
Age:6.2
24Wednesday
 
47.3% illuminated
Age:7.1
25Thursday
 
56.7% illuminated
Age:8
26Friday
 
66.1% illuminated
Age:8.9
27Saturday
 
75% illuminated
Age:9.8
28Sunday
 
83.1% illuminated
Age:10.8
Week 27
29Monday
 
90% illuminated
Age:11.7
30Tuesday
 
95.5% illuminated
Age:12.7
1Wednesday
 
2Thursday
 
3Friday
 
4Saturday
 
5Sunday
 
6Monday
 
7Tuesday
 
8Wednesday
 
9Thursday
 
10Friday
 
11Saturday
 
12Sunday
 
13Monday
 
14Tuesday
 
15Wednesday
 
16Thursday
 
17Friday
 
18Saturday
 
19Sunday
 
Content last updated on 2018-10-21T17:33:00Z