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Moon phase on 6 March 2099 Friday is Full Moon, 14 days old Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2099 | March 2099

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 6 March 2099 at 22:59 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 ∠10° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1973"

Lunar disc appears visually 2% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1973" and ∠1934".

It is Worm Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Worm of March 2099.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Sagittarius ♐ on 13 March 2099 at 19:00
  • New Moon in Pisces ♓ on 21 March 2099 at 22:46
  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 29 March 2099 at 17:38
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 5 April 2099 at 08:37

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 1226 / 2179

The Moon is 14 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1226 of Meeus index or 2179 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.78 days

Length of current 1226 lunation is 29 days, 18 hours and 41 minutes. It is 1 hour and 58 minutes longer than next lunation 1227 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 57 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 6 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠175.1°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠175.1°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠199.5°. 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 in perigee

Moon is reaching point of perigee on this date at 16:59, this is 13 days after last apogee on 20 February 2099 at 17:45 in ♓ Pisces. Lunar orbit is starting to get wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth for 13 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next apogee on 19 March 2099 at 19:55 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 356 797 km

This perigee Moon is 356 797 km (221 703 mi) away from Earth. This is the year's closest perigee of 2099. It is 5 711 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 372 km farther than the closest perigee of 21st century.

Moon before descending node

11 days after its ascending node on 23 February 2099 at 01:04 in ♈ Aries, 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 March 2099 at 04:56 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

11 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

4 days after previous North standstill on 1 March 2099 at 19:54 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.627°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.667° in the next southern standstill on 14 March 2099 at 09:20 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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