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Moon phase on 18 August 2054 Tuesday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2054 | August 2054

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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 ♒ Aquarius.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 18 August 2054 at 09:22 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 leaving the last ∠3° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♓ Pisces later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1768"

Lunar disc appears visually 7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1768" and ∠1896".

It is Sturgeon Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Sturgeon of August 2054.

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 675 / 1628

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 675 of Meeus index or 1628 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.31 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 30 minutes. It is 1 hour and 1 minute 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 14 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 55 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠352.3°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠352.3°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠7.4°.

Moon at apogee

Moon is at apogee at 10:18. It is 14 days after previous perigee on 4 August 2054 at 04:47 in ♌ Leo. 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 1 September 2054 at 14:49 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 406 258 km

This apogee Moon is 406 258 km (252 437 mi) away from Earth. It is 850 km further than the mean apogee distance, but it is still 451 km closer than the farthest apogee of 21st century.

Moon in descending node

Moon is in descending node in ♒ Aquarius at 14:57 crossing the ecliptic from North to South to meet ascending node 13 days later on 1 September 2054 at 07:18 in ♌ Leo.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon after southern standstill

4 days since the previous standstill on 14 August 2054 at 09:17 in ♑ Capricorn when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-19.120°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 10 days to face maximum declination of ∠19.122° at the point of next northern standstill on 28 August 2054 at 21:36 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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