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Moon phase on 21 May 2035 Monday is Full Moon, 14 days old Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2035 | May 2035

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 14 days old Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 22 May 2035 at 04:26 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 ∠23° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1782"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.2% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1782" and ∠1896".

It is Flower Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Flower of May 2035.

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

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 437 / 1390

The Moon is 14 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle 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 before perigee

12 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 2 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 402 323 km

The Moon is 402 323 km (249 992 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 2 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 406 138 km (252 362 mi).

Moon after ascending node

5 days after ascending node on 15 May 2035 at 19:31 in ♍ Virgo. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 8 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 30 May 2035 at 10:00 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before southern standstill

10 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 3 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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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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