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Moon phase on 5 May 2099 Tuesday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2099 | May 2099

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Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Full Moon 99% illuminated

Full Moon is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 99%. The 15 days old Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 4 May 2099 at 17:58 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 ∠25° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1907"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.2% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1907" and ∠1902".

It is Flower Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Flower of May 2099.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 12 May 2099 at 04:00
  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 20 May 2099 at 05:16
  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 27 May 2099 at 07:16
  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 3 June 2099 at 03:37

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 1228 / 2181

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1228 of Meeus index or 2181 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.57 days

Length of current 1228 lunation is 29 days, 13 hours and 47 minutes. It is 2 hours and 53 minutes longer than next lunation 1229 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 3 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠227.5°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠227.5°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠261.4°. 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

3 days after point of perigee on 2 May 2099 at 05:55 in ♎ Libra. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 8 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 14 May 2099 at 02:22 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 375 937 km

Moon is 375 937 km (233 596 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 8 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 556 km (251 379 mi).

Moon after descending node

3 days after its descending node on 2 May 2099 at 00:59 in ♎ Libra, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 10 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 15 May 2099 at 18:40 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

16 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♓ Pisces, 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 25 April 2099 at 08:16 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.599°. Next 2 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.539° in the next southern standstill on 8 May 2099 at 02:14 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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