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Moon phase on 1 August 2099 Saturday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2099 | August 2099

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 15 days old Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 1 August 2099 at 02:59 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 passing about ∠14° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1793"

Lunar disc appears visually 5.3% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1793" and ∠1891".

It is Sturgeon Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Sturgeon of August 2099.

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 1231 / 2184

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1231 of Meeus index or 2184 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.33 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 54 minutes. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2099. It is 2 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 shorter than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 4 hours and 50 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 1 hour and 19 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠320.2°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠320.2°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠339.4°.

Moon before perigee

11 days after point of perigee on 20 July 2099 at 12:45 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 3 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 5 August 2099 at 08:15 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 399 732 km

The Moon is 399 732 km (248 382 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 3 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 405 336 km (251 864 mi).

Moon before ascending node

10 days after descending node on 22 July 2099 at 07:44 in ♍ Virgo. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 3 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 5 August 2099 at 03:00 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

23 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 after southern standstill

3 days since the previous standstill on 28 July 2099 at 23:58 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-28.504°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 11 days to face maximum declination of ∠28.579° at the point of next northern standstill on 12 August 2099 at 14:22 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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