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Moon phase on 11 March 2085 Sunday is Full Moon, 14 days old Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2085 | March 2085

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 11 March 2085 at 12:26 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 ∠21° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1793"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.4% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1793" and ∠1931".

It is Worm Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Worm of March 2085.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 19 March 2085 at 00:45
  • New Moon in Pisces ♓ on 25 March 2085 at 16:37
  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 2 April 2085 at 01:51
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 10 April 2085 at 03:41

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 1053 / 2006

The Moon is 14 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1053 of Meeus index or 2006 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.42 days

Length of current 1053 lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 5 minutes. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2085. It is 17 minutes shorter than next lunation 1054 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 39 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 30 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠16.7°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠16.7°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠35.4°. 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

3 days after point of apogee on 7 March 2085 at 14:41 in ♋ Cancer. 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 23 March 2085 at 12:19 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 399 793 km

Moon is 399 793 km (248 420 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 12 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 363 064 km (225 598 mi).

Moon after descending node

6 days after its descending node on 5 March 2085 at 09:49 in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 8 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 19 March 2085 at 14:38 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before southern standstill

7 days after previous North standstill on 3 March 2085 at 19:04 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠24.652°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-24.502° in the next southern standstill on 18 March 2085 at 07:54 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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