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Moon phase on 22 March 2027 Monday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2027 | March 2027

Full Moon phase
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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 15 days old Moon is in ♎ Libra.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 22 March 2027 at 10:44 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 ♎ Libra

Moon is passing first ∠2° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1904"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.1% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1904" and ∠1925".

It is Worm Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Worm of March 2027.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 30 March 2027 at 00:54
  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 6 April 2027 at 23:51
  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 13 April 2027 at 22:57
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 20 April 2027 at 22:27

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 336 / 1289

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 336 of Meeus index or 1289 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.6 days

Length of current 336 lunation is 29 days, 14 hours and 22 minutes. It is 3 hours and 15 minutes longer than next lunation 337 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 38 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 25 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠242.4°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠242.4°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠278.5°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep decreasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Moon after perigee

3 days after point of perigee on 19 March 2027 at 04:31 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 8 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 31 March 2027 at 01:33 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 376 534 km

Moon is 376 534 km (233 967 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 8 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 331 km (251 240 mi).

Moon after descending node

2 days after its descending node on 19 March 2027 at 13:05 in ♌ Leo, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 10 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 2 April 2027 at 10:17 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Draconic month

16 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

6 days after previous North standstill on 15 March 2027 at 14:15 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠27.611°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-27.526° in the next southern standstill on 28 March 2027 at 17:43 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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