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Moon phase on 14 May 2033 Saturday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2033 | May 2033

Full Moon phase
Full Moon phase
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 ♏ Scorpio.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 14 May 2033 at 10:43 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 ∠1809"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.8% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1809" and ∠1898".

It is Flower Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Flower of May 2033.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 21 May 2033 at 18:29
  • New Moon in Gemini ♊ on 28 May 2033 at 11:36
  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 4 June 2033 at 23:39
  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 12 June 2033 at 23:19

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 412 / 1365

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 412 of Meeus index or 1365 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.37 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 50 minutes. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2033. It is 40 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 3 hours and 54 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 2 hours and 15 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠25.1°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠25.1°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠46°.

Moon after apogee

4 days after point of apogee on 9 May 2033 at 16:25 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 11 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 25 May 2033 at 13:01 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 396 281 km

The Moon is 396 281 km (246 238 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 11 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 365 415 km (227 058 mi).

Moon after ascending node

2 days after ascending node on 11 May 2033 at 17:56 in ♎ Libra. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 10 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 25 May 2033 at 05:37 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

2 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.

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Moon before southern standstill

12 days since the previous standstill on 2 May 2033 at 06:31 in ♊ Gemini when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠18.619°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 2 days to face maximum declination of ∠-18.668° at the point of next southern standstill on 16 May 2033 at 20:25 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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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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