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Moon phase on 14 May 2035 Monday is First Quarter, 7 days young Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2035 | May 2035

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

First Quarter 51% illuminated

First Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 51% and growing larger. The 7 days young Moon is in ♌ Leo.

* The exact date and time of this First Quarter phase is on 14 May 2035 at 10:28 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at noon and sets at midnight. It is visible high in the southern sky in early evening.

Moon in ♌ Leo

Moon is passing about ∠24° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1919"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.1% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1919" and ∠1898".

Flower Moon after 7 days

Next Full Moon is the Flower Moon of May 2035 after 7 days on 22 May 2035 at 04:26.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 22 May 2035 at 04:26
  • Last Quarter in Pisces ♓ on 30 May 2035 at 07:31
  • New Moon in Gemini ♊ on 6 June 2035 at 03:21
  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 12 June 2035 at 19:50

Neap tide

There is low ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at big angle, so their combined tidal force is weak.

Lunation 437 / 1390

The Moon is 7 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 437 of Meeus index or 1390 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.3 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 17 minutes. It is 38 minutes longer than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to decreasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Lunation length shorter than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 5 hours and 27 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 42 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠338.4°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠338.4°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠354.2°.

Moon after perigee

5 days after point of perigee on 9 May 2035 at 03:09 in ♊ Gemini. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 9 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 24 May 2035 at 09:19 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Distance to Moon 373 440 km

The Moon is 373 440 km (232 045 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 9 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 406 138 km (252 362 mi).

Moon before ascending node

11 days after descending node on 3 May 2035 at 06:54 in ♓ Pisces. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following day, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 15 May 2035 at 19:31 in ♍ Virgo.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon after northern standstill

3 days since the previous standstill on 10 May 2035 at 23:59 in ♊ Gemini when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠18.691°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 10 days to face maximum declination of ∠-18.782° at the point of next southern standstill on 25 May 2035 at 00:53 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 7 days

In 7 days on 22 May 2035 at 04:26 in ♐ Sagittarius the Moon is going to be in a Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and thus forming the next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy alignment.

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