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Moon phase on 13 August 2079 Sunday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2079 | August 2079

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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 15 days old Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 12 August 2079 at 17:00 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 ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing first ∠0° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1830"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.4% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1830" and ∠1894".

It is Sturgeon Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Sturgeon of August 2079.

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 984 / 1937

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 984 of Meeus index or 1937 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.35 days

Length of current 984 lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 29 minutes. It is 2 hours and 34 minutes shorter than next lunation 985 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 15 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 54 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠28.8°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠28.8°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠50.5°. 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

5 days after point of apogee on 7 August 2079 at 14:51 in ♐ Sagittarius. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 9 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 23 August 2079 at 09:43 in ♋ Cancer.

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Distance to Moon 391 608 km

Moon is 391 608 km (243 334 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 9 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 366 372 km (227 653 mi).

Moon before ascending node

10 days after its descending node on 3 August 2079 at 04:34 in ♎ Libra, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 4 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 17 August 2079 at 13:43 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

22 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

4 days after previous South standstill on 8 August 2079 at 23:04 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.063°. Next 9 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.160° in the next northern standstill on 22 August 2079 at 14:13 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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