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Moon phase on 6 August 2036 Wednesday is Full Moon, 14 days old Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2036 | August 2036

Full Moon phase
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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 14 days old Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 7 August 2036 at 02:49 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 ∠8° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1768"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.8% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1768" and ∠1892".

It is Sturgeon Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Sturgeon of August 2036.

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 452 / 1405

The Moon is 14 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 452 of Meeus index or 1405 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.3 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 18 minutes. It is 58 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 5 hours and 26 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 43 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠354.1°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠354.1°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠9.3°.

Moon at apogee

Moon is at apogee at 19:59. It is 14 days after previous perigee on 23 July 2036 at 18:38 in ♋ Cancer. Lunar orbit is going to narrow while the Moon is moving towards the Earth over the next 14 days, until point of next perigee on 21 August 2036 at 04:27 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 406 243 km

This apogee Moon is 406 243 km (252 428 mi) away from Earth. It is 835 km further than the mean apogee distance, but it is still 466 km closer than the farthest apogee of 21st century.

Moon before descending node

13 days after ascending node on 24 July 2036 at 11:36 in ♌ Leo. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following day, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 7 August 2036 at 06:48 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Draconic month

13 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♌ Leo, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.

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Moon after southern standstill

2 days since the previous standstill on 4 August 2036 at 03:31 in ♑ Capricorn when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-19.865°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 11 days to face maximum declination of ∠19.867° at the point of next northern standstill on 18 August 2036 at 10:50 in ♋ Cancer.

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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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