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Moon phase on 11 August 2071 Tuesday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2071 | August 2071

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 ♒ Aquarius.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 10 August 2071 at 23:39 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 ♒ Aquarius

Moon is passing about ∠25° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1779"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.2% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1779" and ∠1893".

It is Sturgeon Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Sturgeon of August 2071.

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 885 / 1838

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 885 of Meeus index or 1838 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.31 days

Length of current 885 lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 20 minutes. It is 1 hour and 45 minutes shorter than next lunation 886 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 24 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 45 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠5.3°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠5.3°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠21.2°. 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 after apogee

2 days after point of apogee on 8 August 2071 at 20:04 in ♑ Capricorn. 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 24 August 2071 at 01:45 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 402 900 km

Moon is 402 900 km (250 350 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 12 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 359 752 km (223 540 mi).

Moon before descending node

11 days after its ascending node on 30 July 2071 at 18:19 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 2 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 14 August 2071 at 06:42 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

11 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

4 days after previous South standstill on 6 August 2071 at 22:51 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-18.284°. Next 9 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠18.210° in the next northern standstill on 21 August 2071 at 05:18 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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