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Moon phase on 6 October 2044 Thursday is Full Moon, 14 days old Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2044 | October 2044

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 ♈ Aries.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 7 October 2044 at 00:30 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 ♈ Aries

Moon is passing about ∠7° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1858"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.3% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1858" and ∠1920".

It is Hunter Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Hunter of October 2044.

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 553 / 1506

The Moon is 14 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 553 of Meeus index or 1506 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.52 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 33 minutes. It is 2 hours and 48 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 11 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 5 hours and 58 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠57.9°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠57.9°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠90.4°.

Moon before apogee

6 days after point of apogee on 29 September 2044 at 15:06 in ♑ Capricorn. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 6 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 12 October 2044 at 15:35 in ♊ Gemini.

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Distance to Moon 385 777 km

The Moon is 385 777 km (239 711 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 6 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 369 711 km (229 728 mi).

Moon after ascending node

2 days after ascending node on 4 October 2044 at 10:56 in ♓ Pisces. 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 17 October 2044 at 10:18 in ♍ Virgo.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before northern standstill

8 days since the previous standstill on 28 September 2044 at 07:55 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-28.424°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 5 days to face maximum declination of ∠28.347° at the point of next northern standstill on 12 October 2044 at 04:53 in ♊ Gemini.

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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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