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Moon phase on 8 October 2052 Tuesday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2052 | October 2052

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 15 days old Moon is in ♈ Aries.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 8 October 2052 at 10:54 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 ♈ Aries

Moon is passing about ∠16° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1931"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.5% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1931" and ∠1921".

It is Hunter Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Hunter of October 2052.

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 652 / 1605

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 652 of Meeus index or 1605 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.65 days

Length of current 652 lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 31 minutes. It is 2 hours and 28 minutes shorter than next lunation 653 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 47 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 16 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠104.4°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠104.4°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠138.2°. 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

9 days after point of apogee on 28 September 2052 at 19:24 in ♐ Sagittarius. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 2 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 10 October 2052 at 15:30 in ♉ Taurus.

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Distance to Moon 371 111 km

Moon is 371 111 km (230 598 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 2 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 362 981 km (225 546 mi).

Moon after descending node

1 day after its descending node on 7 October 2052 at 17:11 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 12 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 20 October 2052 at 15:02 in ♍ Virgo.

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Draconic month

15 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before northern standstill

8 days after previous South standstill on 30 September 2052 at 05:38 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-18.151°. Next 4 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠18.174° in the next northern standstill on 13 October 2052 at 10:12 in ♊ Gemini.

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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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