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Moon phase on 22 January 2046 Monday is Full Moon, 14 days old Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2046 | January 2046

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 22 January 2046 at 12:51 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 ♌ Leo

Moon is passing first ∠2° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1954"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.2% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1954" and ∠1949".

It is Wolf Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Wolf of January 2046.

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 569 / 1522

The Moon is 14 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 569 of Meeus index or 1522 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.78 days

Length of current 569 lunation is 29 days, 18 hours and 46 minutes. It is 20 minutes shorter than next lunation 570 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 6 hours and 2 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 1 minute shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠129.2°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠129.2°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠159.4°. 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 11 January 2046 at 16:45 in ♓ Pisces. 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 23 January 2046 at 19:02 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 366 832 km

Moon is 366 832 km (227 939 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 359 440 km (223 346 mi).

Moon before descending node

13 days after its ascending node on 9 January 2046 at 09:01 in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 23 January 2046 at 06:24 in ♌ Leo.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon after northern standstill

2 days after previous North standstill on 19 January 2046 at 18:56 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠27.297°. Next 9 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-27.313° in the next southern standstill on 1 February 2046 at 11:30 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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