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Moon phase on 28 October 2061 Friday is Full Moon, 14 days old Moon is in Taurus.

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Lunar calendar 2061 | October 2061

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 14 days old Moon is in ♉ Taurus.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 28 October 2061 at 20:12 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 ♉ Taurus

Moon is passing first ∠1° of ♉ Taurus tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1940"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.4% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1940" and ∠1932".

It is Hunter Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Hunter of October 2061.

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 764 / 1717

The Moon is 14 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 764 of Meeus index or 1717 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.71 days

Length of current 764 lunation is 29 days, 16 hours and 58 minutes. It is 1 hour and 55 minutes shorter than next lunation 765 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 14 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 49 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠120.1°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠120.1°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠151.2°. 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

10 days after point of apogee on 18 October 2061 at 11:00 in ♐ Sagittarius. 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 30 October 2061 at 10:28 in ♉ Taurus.

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Distance to Moon 369 506 km

Moon is 369 506 km (229 600 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 360 686 km (224 120 mi).

Moon after ascending node

1 day after its ascending node on 27 October 2061 at 02:38 in ♈ Aries, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 11 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 8 November 2061 at 21:38 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

1 day after beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon before northern standstill

9 days after previous South standstill on 19 October 2061 at 09:07 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.607°. Next 4 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.559° in the next northern standstill on 1 November 2061 at 14:48 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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