Moon Phase for Saturday, October 28th, 2023 – The current moon phase for October 28th, 2023 is the Full Moon phase. On this day, the moon is 13.1 days old and 98.85% illuminated with a tilt of 141.538°. The approximate distance from Earth to the moon is 367,074.55 km and the moon sign is Aries.
The Full Moon phase will occur on October 28th, 2023. During this phase, the moon will be fully illuminated when observed from Earth, hence its name. The Full Moon occurs when the moon is positioned directly opposite the Sun from Earth. This alignment allows the sunlight to fully illuminate the moon, creating the appearance of a “full” moon.
Moon Phase October 28 2023
- Moon Phase Details – Oct 28th, 2023
- Phase: Full Moon
- Moon age: 13.1 days
- Moon illumination: 98.85%
- Moon tilt: 141.538°
- Moon angle: 0.54
- Moon distance: 367,074.55 km
- Moon sign: Aries
The Full Moon will be visible in the night sky, rising at sunset in the east, reaching its highest point at midnight, and setting at sunrise in the west. The exact moment of the Full Moon can be measured precisely, down to a fraction of a second. The time between Full Moons is known as the Synodic month, which lasts approximately 29.530587981 days.
Full Moon 100% illuminated
The Full Moon phase on October 28th, 2023, Saturday, will have the moon’s surface completely illuminated, as seen from Earth. The moon will be 14 days old and located in the zodiac sign of Taurus. * The exact date and time for this Full Moon phase is October 28th, 2023, at 20:24 UTC.
Moon Phase: October 28, 2023
On October 28th, 2023, the Moon will be in the Full Moon phase. It will be visible throughout the night sky, rising in the east at sunset and setting in the west at sunrise the following morning. During the Full Moon, the moon is fully illuminated from Earth’s perspective and positioned on the opposite side of the Earth from the Sun. The precise timing of the Full Moon can be calculated to a fraction of a second.
The time between Full Moons, known as a Synodic month, is approximately 29.530587981 days. Stay informed about all Full Moons throughout the year with the Full Moon Calendar > To view the daily moon phases for the entire month of October 2023, visit the October 2023 Moon Phases Calendar.
Full Moon Phase
The Full Moon on October 28th has an illumination of 100%. This represents the percentage of the moon’s surface that is illuminated by the Sun. The illumination is constantly changing and can vary by up to 10% each day.
On October 28th, the moon will be 14.39 days old, indicating the number of days since the last New Moon. It takes approximately 29.53 days for the Moon to complete its orbit around the Earth and go through all eight Moon phases.
Lunar eclipses can only occur within a few days of the Full Moon. However, they do not happen during every Full Moon due to the 5.1° tilt of the moon’s orbit in relation to Earth’s orbit around the Sun. A lunar eclipse occurs only when the intersection of these two orbits aligns with the center of the Moon.