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Moon phase on 10 May 2055 Monday is Full Moon, 14 days old Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2055 | May 2055

Full Moon phase
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Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Full Moon 99% illuminated

Full Moon is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 99%. The 14 days old Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 11 May 2055 at 02:31 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 ♏ Scorpio

Moon is passing about ∠12° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1942"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.2% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1942" and ∠1900".

It is Flower Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Flower of May 2055.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Scorpio ♏ on 11 May 2055 at 02:31
  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 18 May 2055 at 11:30
  • New Moon in Gemini ♊ on 26 May 2055 at 12:57
  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 2 June 2055 at 17:01

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 684 / 1637

The Moon is 14 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 684 of Meeus index or 1637 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.57 days

Length of current 684 lunation is 29 days, 13 hours and 40 minutes. It is 2 hours and 22 minutes longer than next lunation 685 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 56 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 7 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠221.6°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠221.6°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠254.3°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep decreasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Moon after perigee

1 day after point of perigee on 8 May 2055 at 21:10 in ♎ Libra. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 10 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 20 May 2055 at 18:43 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 369 048 km

Moon is 369 048 km (229 316 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 10 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 756 km (251 504 mi).

Moon after ascending node

5 days after its ascending node on 4 May 2055 at 12:19 in ♌ Leo, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 6 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 17 May 2055 at 07:26 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before southern standstill

8 days after previous North standstill on 1 May 2055 at 22:10 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠20.193°. Next 4 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-20.280° in the next southern standstill on 14 May 2055 at 15:50 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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