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Moon phase on 9 October 2060 Saturday is Full Moon, 14 days old Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2060 | October 2060

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 ♈ Aries.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 9 October 2060 at 18:41 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 ∠13° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1965"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.2% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1965" and ∠1922".

It is Hunter Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Hunter of October 2060.

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 751 / 1704

The Moon is 14 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 751 of Meeus index or 1704 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.73 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 17 hours and 32 minutes. It is 1 hour and 18 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 longer than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 4 hours and 48 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 2 hours and 15 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠149.6°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠149.6°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠174.6°.

Moon before apogee

11 days after point of apogee on 27 September 2060 at 17:42 in ♏ Scorpio. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next day, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 10 October 2060 at 10:18 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 364 765 km

The Moon is 364 765 km (226 654 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next day until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 357 605 km (222 205 mi).

Moon before ascending node

12 days after descending node on 26 September 2060 at 21:59 in ♎ Libra. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following day, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 10 October 2060 at 13:33 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

26 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.

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Moon before northern standstill

7 days since the previous standstill on 2 October 2060 at 10:31 in ♑ Capricorn when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-28.102°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 5 days to face maximum declination of ∠28.128° at the point of next northern standstill on 15 October 2060 at 01:32 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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