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Moon phase on 11 October 2079 Wednesday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2079 | October 2079

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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 15 days old Moon is in ♈ Aries.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 10 October 2079 at 17:23 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 ∠2° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♉ Taurus later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1921"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.1% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1921" and ∠1923".

It is Hunter Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Hunter of October 2079.

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 986 / 1939

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 986 of Meeus index or 1939 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.59 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 14 hours and 14 minutes. It is 2 hours and 56 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 1 hour and 30 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 5 hours and 33 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠80.4°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠80.4°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠116.3°.

Moon before apogee

9 days after point of apogee on 2 October 2079 at 03:57 in ♐ Sagittarius. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 2 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 14 October 2079 at 02:01 in ♊ Gemini.

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Distance to Moon 373 200 km

The Moon is 373 200 km (231 896 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 2 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 366 588 km (227 787 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♈ Aries at 01:09 crossing the ecliptic from South to North to meet descending node 12 days later on 24 October 2079 at 00:33 in ♎ Libra.

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New draconic month

At 01:09 the Moon completes the previous draconic month and enters the new one.

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Moon before northern standstill

8 days since the previous standstill on 2 October 2079 at 14:22 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-28.371°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 4 days to face maximum declination of ∠28.379° at the point of next northern standstill on 16 October 2079 at 01:29 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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