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Moon phase on 31 May 2007 Thursday is Full Moon, 14 days old Moon is in Sagittarius.

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Lunar calendar 2007 | May 2007

Full Moon phase
Full Moon phase
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 14 days old Moon is in ♐ Sagittarius.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 1 June 2007 at 01:04 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 is entering ♐ Sagittarius

Moon is passing first ∠3° of ♐ Sagittarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1790"

Lunar disc appears visually 5.6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1790" and ∠1892".

It is Flower Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Flower of May 2007.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 1 June 2007 at 01:04
  • Last Quarter in Pisces ♓ on 8 June 2007 at 11:43
  • New Moon in Gemini ♊ on 15 June 2007 at 03:13
  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 22 June 2007 at 13:15

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 91 / 1044

The Moon is 14 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 91 of Meeus index or 1044 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.32 days

Length of current 91 lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 46 minutes. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2007. It is 1 hour and 5 minutes shorter than next lunation 92 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 58 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 11 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠19.8°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠19.8°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠38.7°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep increasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of apogee (∠180°).

Moon after apogee

3 days after point of apogee on 27 May 2007 at 22:01 in ♎ Libra. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 12 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 12 June 2007 at 17:07 in ♉ Taurus.

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Distance to Moon 400 504 km

Moon is 400 504 km (248 862 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 12 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 363 778 km (226 041 mi).

Moon after descending node

6 days after its descending node on 24 May 2007 at 17:16 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 7 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 8 June 2007 at 00:35 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

19 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

12 days after previous North standstill on 18 May 2007 at 23:04 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.287°. Next day the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.219° in the next southern standstill on 2 June 2007 at 09:31 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy

The Moon is in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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