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Moon phase on 25 May 2097 Saturday is Full Moon, 14 days old Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2097 | May 2097

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 ♏ Scorpio.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 26 May 2097 at 03:36 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 leaving the last ∠2° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♐ Sagittarius later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1780"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.2% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1780" and ∠1894".

It is Flower Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Flower of May 2097.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 26 May 2097 at 03:36
  • Last Quarter in Pisces ♓ on 3 June 2097 at 06:11
  • New Moon in Gemini ♊ on 10 June 2097 at 02:13
  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 16 June 2097 at 18:22

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 1204 / 2157

The Moon is 14 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1204 of Meeus index or 2157 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.32 days

Length of current 1204 lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 34 minutes. It is 50 minutes longer than next lunation 1205 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 10 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 59 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠339.2°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠339.2°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠355.1°. 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 before apogee

12 days after point of perigee on 13 May 2097 at 00:36 in ♊ Gemini. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 2 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 28 May 2097 at 05:57 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 402 707 km

Moon is 402 707 km (250 231 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 2 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 101 km (252 339 mi).

Moon after descending node

1 day after its descending node on 24 May 2097 at 05:04 in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 13 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 7 June 2097 at 13:23 in ♉ Taurus.

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Draconic month

14 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

10 days after previous North standstill on 14 May 2097 at 19:24 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠27.518°. Next 3 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-27.488° in the next southern standstill on 28 May 2097 at 19:06 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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