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Moon phase on 13 January 2055 Wednesday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2055 | January 2055

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 15 days old Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 13 January 2055 at 11:21 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 ♋ Cancer

Moon is passing about ∠24° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1937"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1937" and ∠1951".

It is Wolf Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Wolf of January 2055.

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 680 / 1633

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 680 of Meeus index or 1633 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.74 days

Length of current 680 lunation is 29 days, 17 hours and 47 minutes. It is 1 hour and 13 minutes shorter than next lunation 681 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 3 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠109.3°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠109.3°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠143.9°. 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

9 days after point of apogee on 3 January 2055 at 13:48 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 15 January 2055 at 09:13 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 369 953 km

Moon is 369 953 km (229 878 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 362 045 km (224 964 mi).

Moon before ascending node

12 days after its descending node on 1 January 2055 at 10:10 in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 15 January 2055 at 05:53 in ♌ Leo.

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Draconic month

25 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 northern standstill

1 day after previous North standstill on 12 January 2055 at 12:37 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠19.742°. Next 11 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-19.724° in the next southern standstill on 25 January 2055 at 10:36 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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