A full moon occurs every 29.5 days, which is the length of time it takes to complete one lunar phase cycle. The lunar phases occur as the moon orbits the earth. More »

A full moon occurs every 29.5 days. It is the result of a 180-degree difference between the elliptical longitudes of the sun and the moon. In other words, the sun and the moon are opposite each other, with the Earth in t... More »

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The different moon phases occur from its revolutions around the Earth. The moon goes through distinct phases with one complete rotation around the world, including a new phase, first quarter phase, third quarter phase an... More »

To find out when the next full moon will be, use an online directory of full moon dates or make an educated prediction based upon the moon's current place in its cycle. Some online directories of moon dates include MoonG... More »

According to NASA, a full moon technically only lasts for the moment when the Earth is directly between the sun and the moon. However, full moons appear to last for approximately three days. More »

There is only one full moon each month because the moon only opposes the sun once per month in its orbit. The phases of the moon are caused by how much of its visible surface is illuminated by the sun's light, and a full... More »

The easiest way to find out when the moon is full is to consult a moon phase calendar like that on MoonConnection.com. By inputting the month and year and selecting northern or southern hemisphere, the site brings up a m... More »

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