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Moon phase on 6 May 2069 Monday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2069 | May 2069

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 ♏ Scorpio.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 6 May 2069 at 09:11 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 ∠18° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1775"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.9% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1775" and ∠1901".

It is Flower Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Flower of May 2069.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 14 May 2069 at 03:10
  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 20 May 2069 at 18:06
  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 27 May 2069 at 20:09
  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 5 June 2069 at 00:19

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 857 / 1810

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 857 of Meeus index or 1810 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.34 days

Length of current 857 lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 7 minutes. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2069. It is 1 minute shorter than next lunation 858 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 37 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 32 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠4.9°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠4.9°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠21°. 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 4 May 2069 at 05:38 in ♎ Libra. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 13 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 19 May 2069 at 12:00 in ♉ Taurus.

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Distance to Moon 403 742 km

Moon is 403 742 km (250 874 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 13 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 359 730 km (223 526 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♏ Scorpio at 03:49 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 13 days to meet descending node on 19 May 2069 at 15:35 in ♉ Taurus.

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New draconic month

At 03:49 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.


Moon before southern standstill

11 days after previous North standstill on 24 April 2069 at 15:22 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠19.914°. Next 2 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-19.911° in the next southern standstill on 9 May 2069 at 03:40 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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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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