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Moon phase on 21 May 2035 Monday is Full Moon, 14 days old Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2035 | May 2035

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 ♏ Scorpio.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 22 May 2035 at 04:26 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 in ♏ Scorpio

Moon is passing about ∠23° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1782"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.2% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1782" and ∠1896".

It is Flower Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Flower of May 2035.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 22 May 2035 at 04:26
  • Last Quarter in Pisces ♓ on 30 May 2035 at 07:31
  • New Moon in Gemini ♊ on 6 June 2035 at 03:21
  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 12 June 2035 at 19:50

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 437 / 1390

The Moon is 14 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 437 of Meeus index or 1390 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.3 days

Length of current 437 lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 17 minutes. It is 38 minutes longer than next lunation 438 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 27 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 42 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠338.4°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠338.4°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠354.2°. 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 before apogee

12 days after point of perigee on 9 May 2035 at 03:09 in ♊ Gemini. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 2 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 24 May 2035 at 09:19 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Distance to Moon 402 323 km

Moon is 402 323 km (249 992 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 2 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 138 km (252 362 mi).

Moon after ascending node

5 days after its ascending node on 15 May 2035 at 19:31 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 8 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 30 May 2035 at 10:00 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

5 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

10 days after previous North standstill on 10 May 2035 at 23:59 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.691°. Next 3 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.782° in the next southern standstill on 25 May 2035 at 00:53 in ♑ Capricorn.

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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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