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Moon phase on 24 December 2083 Friday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2083 | December 2083

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 ♋ Cancer.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 24 December 2083 at 03:52 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 ∠7° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1771"

Lunar disc appears visually 9.6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1771" and ∠1951".

It is Cold Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Cold of December 2083.

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 1038 / 1991

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1038 of Meeus index or 1991 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.45 days

Length of current 1038 lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 52 minutes. It is 44 minutes shorter than next lunation 1039 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 52 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 17 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠359.3°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠359.3°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠15°. 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

1 day after point of apogee on 22 December 2083 at 20:30 in ♊ Gemini. 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 6 January 2084 at 20:08 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Distance to Moon 404 615 km

Moon is 404 615 km (251 416 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 13 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 358 232 km (222 595 mi).

Moon before descending node

12 days after its ascending node on 12 December 2083 at 02:09 in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 26 December 2083 at 09:52 in ♋ Cancer.

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Draconic month

12 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

1 day after previous North standstill on 23 December 2083 at 04:56 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠26.297°. Next 12 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-26.325° in the next southern standstill on 6 January 2084 at 00:01 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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