›› Measurement unit: synodic month

Full name: synodic month

Plural form: months

Symbol: mo

Alternate spelling: synodic months

Category type: time

Scale factor: 2551442.8


›› SI unit: second

The SI base unit for time is the second.
1 second is equal to 3.9193510432607E-7 synodic month.


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›› Definition: Month

A synodic month is the most familiar lunar cycle, defined as the time interval between two consecutive occurrences of a particular phase (such as new moon or full moon) as seen by an observer on Earth. The mean length of the synodic month is 29.53059 days (29 days, 12 hours, 44 minutes, 2.8 seconds). Due to the eccentricity of the lunar orbit around Earth (and to a lesser degree, the Earth’s elliptical orbit around the Sun), the length of a synodic month can vary by up to seven hours.


›› Sample conversions: synodic month

synodic month to quarter
synodic month to fortnight
synodic month to nanosecond
synodic month to microsecond
synodic month to anomalistic year
synodic month to Julian year
synodic month to lunar year
synodic month to tropical month
synodic month to second