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Moon phase on 10 September 2022 Saturday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Pisces.Share this page: twitter facebook linkedin
Moon rises at sunset and sets at sunrise. It is visible all night and it is high in the sky around midnight.
Moon is passing about ∠19° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 0.6% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1918" and ∠1906".
The Full Moon this days is the Harvest of September 2022.
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.
The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 280 of Meeus index or 1233 from Brown series.
Length of current 280 lunation is 29 days, 13 hours and 37 minutes. It is 43 minutes longer than next lunation 281 length.
Length of current synodic month is 53 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 10 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This lunation true anomaly is ∠230.2°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠265.5°. 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°).
2 days after point of perigee on 7 September 2022 at 18:17 in ♒ Aquarius. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 9 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 19 September 2022 at 14:44 in ♋ Cancer.
Moon is 373 691 km (232 201 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 9 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 556 km (251 379 mi).
8 days after its descending node on 1 September 2022 at 21:12 in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 4 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 14 September 2022 at 14:49 in ♉ Taurus.
23 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.
4 days after previous South standstill on 5 September 2022 at 13:56 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-27.219°. Next 8 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠27.316° in the next northern standstill on 18 September 2022 at 22:10 in ♋ Cancer.
The Moon is in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.