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Moon phase on 19 February 2038 Friday is Full Moon, 14 days old Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2038 | February 2038

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 14 days old Moon is in ♌ Leo.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 19 February 2038 at 16:09 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 ♌ Leo

Moon is leaving the last ∠1° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♍ Virgo later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1941"

Lunar disc appears visually 0% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1941" and ∠1941".

It is Snow Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Snow of February 2038.

Upcoming main Moon phases

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 471 / 1424

The Moon is 14 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 471 of Meeus index or 1424 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.72 days

Length of current 471 lunation is 29 days, 17 hours and 23 minutes. It is 5 minutes shorter than next lunation 472 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 39 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 24 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠117.1°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠117.1°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠149.9°. 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 before perigee

10 days after point of apogee on 9 February 2038 at 10:00 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next day, until it get to the point of next perigee on 21 February 2038 at 08:05 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 369 283 km

Moon is 369 283 km (229 462 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 360 960 km (224 290 mi).

Moon after ascending node

2 days after its ascending node on 16 February 2038 at 17:30 in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 9 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 1 March 2038 at 08:52 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

2 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

3 days after previous North standstill on 16 February 2038 at 04:53 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠22.250°. Next 9 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-22.311° in the next southern standstill on 28 February 2038 at 20:34 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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