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Moon phase on 26 August 2037 Wednesday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2037 | August 2037

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 15 days old Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 25 August 2037 at 19:09 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 ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing about ∠11° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1771"

Lunar disc appears visually 7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1771" and ∠1899".

It is Sturgeon Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Sturgeon of August 2037.

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 465 / 1418

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 465 of Meeus index or 1418 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.32 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 44 minutes. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2037. It is 25 minutes shorter 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 shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 1 hour and 9 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 ∠354.5°.

Moon before perigee

13 days after point of perigee on 12 August 2037 at 17:37 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next day, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 28 August 2037 at 00:28 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 404 830 km

The Moon is 404 830 km (251 550 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next day until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 406 214 km (252 410 mi).

Moon after descending node

3 days after descending node on 22 August 2037 at 23:10 in ♑ Capricorn. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 10 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 6 September 2037 at 10:34 in ♋ Cancer.

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Draconic month

16 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.

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Moon after southern standstill

4 days since the previous standstill on 21 August 2037 at 14:16 in ♑ Capricorn when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-21.390°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 9 days to face maximum declination of ∠21.473° at the point of next northern standstill on 5 September 2037 at 06:20 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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