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Moon phase on 17 September 2054 Thursday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2054 | September 2054

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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 15 days old Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 17 September 2054 at 01:41 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 ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing first ∠0° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1782"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.9% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1782" and ∠1910".

It is Harvest Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Harvest of September 2054.

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 676 / 1629

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 676 of Meeus index or 1629 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.35 days

Length of current 676 lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 31 minutes. It is 1 hour and 41 minutes shorter than next lunation 677 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 13 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 56 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠7.4°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠7.4°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠23.7°. 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

2 days after point of apogee on 14 September 2054 at 13:46 in ♒ Aquarius. 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 29 September 2054 at 23:51 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 402 343 km

Moon is 402 343 km (250 004 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 12 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 360 310 km (223 886 mi).

Moon after descending node

2 days after its descending node on 14 September 2054 at 21:07 in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 11 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 28 September 2054 at 16:44 in ♌ Leo.

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Draconic month

16 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♌ Leo, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

6 days after previous South standstill on 10 September 2054 at 15:24 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-19.139°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠19.216° in the next northern standstill on 25 September 2054 at 05:02 in ♋ Cancer.

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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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