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Moon phase on 9 August 2025 Saturday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2025 | August 2025

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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 15 days old Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 9 August 2025 at 07:55 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 ♒ Aquarius

Moon is passing about ∠19° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1878"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.8% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1878" and ∠1893".

It is Sturgeon Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Sturgeon of August 2025.

Upcoming main Moon phases

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 316 / 1269

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 316 of Meeus index or 1269 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.45 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 55 minutes. It is 2 hours and 53 minutes shorter than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to increasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at apogee (∠180°).

Lunation length shorter than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 1 hour and 49 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 4 hours and 20 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠60.5°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠60.5°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠93°.

Moon before apogee

7 days after point of apogee on 1 August 2025 at 20:37 in ♏ Scorpio. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 5 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 14 August 2025 at 18:01 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 381 716 km

The Moon is 381 716 km (237 187 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 5 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 369 287 km (229 464 mi).

Moon before ascending node

12 days after descending node on 28 July 2025 at 08:30 in ♍ Virgo. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 2 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 11 August 2025 at 14:53 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

25 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.

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Moon after southern standstill

3 days since the previous standstill on 5 August 2025 at 13:37 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-28.534°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 9 days to face maximum declination of ∠28.585° at the point of next northern standstill on 18 August 2025 at 15:59 in ♊ Gemini.

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Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy

The Moon is in a Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and thus forming Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy alignment.

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