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Moon phase on 16 March 2090 Thursday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2090 | March 2090

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 15 days old Moon is in ♎ Libra.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 15 March 2090 at 23:42 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 ♎ Libra

Moon is passing first ∠4° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1960"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.6% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1960" and ∠1928".

It is Worm Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Worm of March 2090.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Sagittarius ♐ on 22 March 2090 at 22:55
  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 31 March 2090 at 03:48
  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 7 April 2090 at 17:56
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 14 April 2090 at 09:22

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 1115 / 2068

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1115 of Meeus index or 2068 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.75 days

Length of current 1115 lunation is 29 days, 18 hours and 2 minutes. It is 2 hours and 38 minutes longer than next lunation 1116 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 18 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 45 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠188.4°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠188.4°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠214.3°. 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 after perigee

1 day after point of perigee on 15 March 2090 at 05:23 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 11 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 27 March 2090 at 18:35 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 365 706 km

Moon is 365 706 km (227 239 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 11 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 032 km (252 297 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♍ Virgo at 06:10 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 13 days to meet descending node on 30 March 2090 at 05:59 in ♈ Aries.

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New draconic month

At 06:10 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.


Moon before southern standstill

6 days after previous North standstill on 10 March 2090 at 03:48 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.146°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.136° in the next southern standstill on 22 March 2090 at 18:06 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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