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Moon phase on 14 November 2031 Friday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2031 | November 2031

New Moon phase
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Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

New Moon

New Moon is the lunar phase on . Surface of the Moon disc is not illuminated. The 1 day young Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 14 November 2031 at 21:10 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at sunrise and sets at sunset. It's part facing the Earth is completely in shadow.

Moon in ♏ Scorpio

Moon is passing about ∠17° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1901" and ∠1940".

Beaver Moon after 14 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2031 after 14 days on 28 November 2031 at 23:18.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Spring tide

There is high New Moon ocean tide on this date. Combined Sun and Moon gravitational tidal force working on Earth is strong, because of the Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.

New lunation 394 / 1347

At 21:09 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 394 of Meeus index or 1347 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.5 days

29 days, 11 hours and 56 minutes is the length of new lunation 394. It is 55 minutes longer than next lunation 395 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 48 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 21 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠312.6°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠312.6°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠334.7°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep decreasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Moon before perigee

8 days after point of apogee on 6 November 2031 at 02:45 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 3 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 17 November 2031 at 22:07 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Distance to Moon 377 090 km

Moon is 377 090 km (234 313 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 3 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 365 930 km (227 378 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♏ Scorpio at 15:32 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 13 days to meet descending node on 27 November 2031 at 14:01 in ♉ Taurus.

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New draconic month

At 15:32 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.


Moon before southern standstill

11 days after previous North standstill on 2 November 2031 at 15:55 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠20.333°. Next 2 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-20.336° in the next southern standstill on 16 November 2031 at 18:24 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy

The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.

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