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Moon phase on 12 September 2034 Tuesday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2034 | September 2034

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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 ♍ Virgo.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 12 September 2034 at 16:14 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 ♍ Virgo

Moon is passing about ∠18° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1830" and ∠1907".

Harvest Moon after 15 days

Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2034 after 15 days on 28 September 2034 at 02:57.

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 429 / 1382

At 16:14 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 429 of Meeus index or 1382 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.64 days

29 days, 15 hours and 19 minutes is the length of new lunation 429. It is 2 hours and 25 minutes shorter than next lunation 430 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 35 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 28 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠108.6°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠108.6°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠141.4°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep increasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of apogee (∠180°).

Moon before apogee

9 days after point of perigee on 2 September 2034 at 15:31 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 5 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 18 September 2034 at 07:04 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 391 664 km

Moon is 391 664 km (243 369 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 5 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 970 km (251 637 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♍ Virgo at 23:47 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 14 days to meet descending node on 27 September 2034 at 08:33 in ♓ Pisces.

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New draconic month

At 23:47 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.


Moon after northern standstill

5 days after previous North standstill on 6 September 2034 at 19:37 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.184°. Next 8 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.177° in the next southern standstill on 21 September 2034 at 02:17 in ♑ Capricorn.

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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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