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Moon phase on 17 March 2041 Sunday is Full Moon, 14 days old Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2041 | March 2041

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 ♍ Virgo.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 17 March 2041 at 20:19 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 ♍ Virgo

Moon is passing about ∠23° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1784"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.8% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1784" and ∠1928".

It is Worm Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Worm of March 2041.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 25 March 2041 at 10:32
  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 1 April 2041 at 01:29
  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 8 April 2041 at 09:38
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 16 April 2041 at 12:00

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 509 / 1462

The Moon is 14 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 509 of Meeus index or 1462 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.41 days

Length of current 509 lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 50 minutes. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2041. It is 27 minutes shorter than next lunation 510 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 54 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 15 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠14°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠14°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠32.1°. 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 14 March 2041 at 07:06 in ♌ Leo. 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 30 March 2041 at 02:37 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 401 809 km

Moon is 401 809 km (249 673 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 12 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 362 174 km (225 044 mi).

Moon before descending node

10 days after its ascending node on 7 March 2041 at 03:29 in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 4 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 21 March 2041 at 17:35 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Draconic month

10 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

6 days after previous North standstill on 11 March 2041 at 02:59 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠27.133°. Next 8 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-27.252° in the next southern standstill on 25 March 2041 at 14:14 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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