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Moon phase on 4 May 2099 Monday is Full Moon, 14 days old Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2099 | May 2099

Full Moon phase
Full Moon phase
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 ♏ Scorpio.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 4 May 2099 at 17:58 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 ♏ Scorpio

Moon is passing about ∠11° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1929"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.4% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1929" and ∠1902".

It is Flower Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Flower of May 2099.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 12 May 2099 at 04:00
  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 20 May 2099 at 05:16
  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 27 May 2099 at 07:16
  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 3 June 2099 at 03:37

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 1228 / 2181

The Moon is 14 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1228 of Meeus index or 2181 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.57 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 13 hours and 47 minutes. It is 2 hours and 53 minutes longer 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 1 hour and 3 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 6 hours shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠227.5°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠227.5°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠261.4°.

Moon after perigee

2 days after point of perigee on 2 May 2099 at 05:55 in ♎ Libra. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 9 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 14 May 2099 at 02:22 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 371 625 km

The Moon is 371 625 km (230 917 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 9 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 404 556 km (251 379 mi).

Moon after descending node

2 days after descending node on 2 May 2099 at 00:59 in ♎ Libra. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 11 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 15 May 2099 at 18:40 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

15 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.

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Moon before southern standstill

9 days since the previous standstill on 25 April 2099 at 08:16 in ♋ Cancer when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠28.599°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 3 days to face maximum declination of ∠-28.539° at the point of next southern standstill on 8 May 2099 at 02:14 in ♑ Capricorn.

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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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