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Moon phase on 30 September 2088 Thursday is Full Moon, 14 days old Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2088 | September 2088

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 ♈ Aries.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 30 September 2088 at 15:25 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 ♈ Aries

Moon is passing about ∠6° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1874"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.2% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1874" and ∠1917".

It is Harvest Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Harvest of September 2088.

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 1097 / 2050

The Moon is 14 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1097 of Meeus index or 2050 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.53 days

Length of current 1097 lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 42 minutes. It is 3 hours and 10 minutes shorter than next lunation 1098 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 7 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠62.5°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠62.5°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠96.1°. 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 before perigee

7 days after point of apogee on 23 September 2088 at 00:05 in ♑ Capricorn. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 5 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 5 October 2088 at 14:43 in ♊ Gemini.

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Distance to Moon 382 399 km

Moon is 382 399 km (237 612 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 5 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 369 163 km (229 387 mi).

Moon before descending node

12 days after its ascending node on 17 September 2088 at 16:44 in ♎ Libra, 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 2 October 2088 at 01:07 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before northern standstill

8 days after previous South standstill on 22 September 2088 at 04:47 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-18.905°. Next 5 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠18.864° in the next northern standstill on 5 October 2088 at 23:20 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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