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Moon phase on 7 May 2096 Monday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2096 | May 2096

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 ♏ Scorpio.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 7 May 2096 at 11:06 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 ♏ Scorpio

Moon is passing about ∠18° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1768"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.2% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1768" and ∠1901".

It is Flower Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Flower of May 2096.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 15 May 2096 at 09:54
  • New Moon in Gemini ♊ on 22 May 2096 at 01:35
  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 28 May 2096 at 23:07
  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 6 June 2096 at 02:58

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 1191 / 2144

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1191 of Meeus index or 2144 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.33 days

Length of current 1191 lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 52 minutes. It is 16 minutes longer than next lunation 1192 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

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

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠354.8°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠354.8°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠10°. 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 in apogee

Moon is reaching point of apogee on this date at 00:36, this is 13 days after last perigee on 23 April 2096 at 01:06 in ♉ Taurus. Lunar orbit is starting to get closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth for 13 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next perigee on 21 May 2096 at 11:28 in ♉ Taurus.

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Distance to Moon 406 291 km

This apogee Moon is 406 291 km (252 458 mi) away from Earth. It is 883 km farther than the mean apogee distance, but it is still 418 km closer than the farthest apogee of 21st century.

Moon before descending node

12 days after its ascending node on 24 April 2096 at 12:49 in ♊ Gemini, 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 8 May 2096 at 12:57 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before southern standstill

10 days after previous North standstill on 27 April 2096 at 04:25 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠26.323°. Next 4 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-26.364° in the next southern standstill on 11 May 2096 at 18:46 in ♑ Capricorn.

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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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