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Moon phase on 29 October 2069 Tuesday is Full Moon, 14 days old Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2069 | October 2069

Full Moon phase
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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 ♈ Aries.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 30 October 2069 at 03:35 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 leaving the last ∠3° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♉ Taurus later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1969"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.9% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1969" and ∠1932".

It is Hunter Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Hunter of October 2069.

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 863 / 1816

The Moon is 14 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 863 of Meeus index or 1816 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.77 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 18 hours and 34 minutes. It is 26 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 longer than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 5 hours and 50 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 1 hour and 13 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠161.2°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠161.2°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠185.4°.

Moon before apogee

12 days after point of apogee on 17 October 2069 at 05:28 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 30 October 2069 at 09:15 in ♉ Taurus.

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Distance to Moon 364 086 km

The Moon is 364 086 km (226 233 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next day until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 356 831 km (221 725 mi).

Moon in descending node

Moon is in descending node in ♈ Aries at 23:39 crossing the ecliptic from North to South to meet ascending node 13 days later on 12 November 2069 at 11:24 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before northern standstill

9 days since the previous standstill on 20 October 2069 at 03:47 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-19.268°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 3 days to face maximum declination of ∠19.271° at the point of next northern standstill on 2 November 2069 at 01:44 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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