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Moon phase on 14 September 2046 Friday is Full Moon, 14 days old Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2046 | September 2046

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

Full Moon 99% illuminated

Full Moon is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 99%. The 14 days old Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 15 September 2046 at 06:39 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 ∠13° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1774"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.3% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1774" and ∠1908".

It is Harvest Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Harvest of September 2046.

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 577 / 1530

The Moon is 14 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 577 of Meeus index or 1530 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.33 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 1 minute. It is 52 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 4 hours and 44 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 1 hour and 25 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠345.8°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠345.8°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠1.2°.

Moon before perigee

12 days after point of perigee on 1 September 2046 at 14:28 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 16 September 2046 at 10:11 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 404 150 km

The Moon is 404 150 km (251 127 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next day until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 406 400 km (252 525 mi).

Moon after ascending node

3 days after ascending node on 11 September 2046 at 05:06 in ♒ Aquarius. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 11 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 25 September 2046 at 17:54 in ♋ Cancer.

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Draconic month

3 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.

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Moon after southern standstill

6 days since the previous standstill on 7 September 2046 at 20:58 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-26.607°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 8 days to face maximum declination of ∠26.482° at the point of next northern standstill on 22 September 2046 at 15:17 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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