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Moon phase on 6 January 2080 Saturday is Full Moon, 14 days old Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2080 | January 2080

Full Moon phase
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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 14 days old Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 7 January 2080 at 01:45 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 ♋ Cancer

Moon is passing about ∠8° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1973"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.1% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1973" and ∠1951".

It is Wolf Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Wolf of January 2080.

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 989 / 1942

The Moon is 14 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 989 of Meeus index or 1942 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.81 days

Length of current 989 lunation is 29 days, 19 hours and 24 minutes. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2080. It is 1 hour and 8 minutes longer than next lunation 990 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 6 hours and 40 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 23 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠174.6°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠174.6°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠199.5°. 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 in perigee

Moon is reaching point of perigee on this date at 19:49, this is 13 days after last apogee on 23 December 2079 at 21:45 in ♑ Capricorn. Lunar orbit is starting to get wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth for 13 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next apogee on 19 January 2080 at 22:45 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 356 505 km

This perigee Moon is 356 505 km (221 522 mi) away from Earth. This is the year's closest perigee of 2080. It is 6 003 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 80 km farther than the closest perigee of 21st century.

Moon after ascending node

5 days after its ascending node on 31 December 2079 at 23:44 in ♈ Aries, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 6 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 13 January 2080 at 09:00 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

5 days 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 in northern standstill

At 04:42 on this date the Moon is meeting its North standstill point, when it will reach northern declination of ∠28.224°. This is the year's northernmost lunar standstill of 2080. Next 13 days the lunar orbit will move in opposite southward direction to face South declination of ∠-28.251° in its southern standstill point on 19 January 2080 at 15:20 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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