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Moon phase on 4 March 2072 Friday is Full Moon, 14 days old Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2072 | March 2072

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 14 days old Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 4 March 2072 at 15:17 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 ♍ Virgo

Moon is passing about ∠13° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1965"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.6% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1965" and ∠1934".

It is Worm Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Worm of March 2072.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Sagittarius ♐ on 11 March 2072 at 15:18
  • New Moon in Pisces ♓ on 19 March 2072 at 20:21
  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 27 March 2072 at 09:43
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 3 April 2072 at 01:25

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 892 / 1845

The Moon is 14 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 892 of Meeus index or 1845 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.76 days

Length of current 892 lunation is 29 days, 18 hours and 18 minutes. It is 2 hours and 43 minutes longer than next lunation 893 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 34 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 29 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠190.8°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠190.8°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠217.4°. 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 3 March 2072 at 18:40 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 11 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 16 March 2072 at 05:25 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 364 718 km

Moon is 364 718 km (226 625 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 11 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 956 km (252 249 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♍ Virgo at 21:20 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 14 days to meet descending node on 18 March 2072 at 21:48 in ♓ Pisces.

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New draconic month

At 21:20 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.


Moon after northern standstill

4 days after previous North standstill on 28 February 2072 at 19:35 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.278°. Next 8 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.269° in the next southern standstill on 12 March 2072 at 13:34 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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