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Moon phase on 23 July 2036 Wednesday is New Moon, less than 1 day young Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2036 | July 2036

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 less than 1 day young Moon is in ♌ Leo.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 23 July 2036 at 10:17 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 is entering ♌ Leo

Moon is passing first ∠2° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1972" and ∠1889".

Sturgeon Moon after 14 days

Next Full Moon is the Sturgeon Moon of August 2036 after 14 days on 7 August 2036 at 02:49.

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 452 / 1405

At 10:17 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 452 of Meeus index or 1405 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.3 days

29 days, 7 hours and 18 minutes is the length of new lunation 452. It is 58 minutes shorter than next lunation 453 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 26 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 43 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠354.1°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠354.1°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠9.3°. 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 in perigee

Moon is reaching point of perigee on this date at 18:38, this is 13 days after last apogee on 10 July 2036 at 16:20 in ♒ Aquarius. Lunar orbit is starting to get wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth for 14 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next apogee on 6 August 2036 at 19:59 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 357 534 km

This perigee Moon is 357 534 km (222 161 mi) away from Earth. It is 4 974 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 12 822 km farther than the closest perigee of 21st century.

Moon before ascending node

12 days after its descending node on 11 July 2036 at 00:53 in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 24 July 2036 at 11:36 in ♌ Leo.

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Draconic month

26 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♌ Leo, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

1 day after previous North standstill on 22 July 2036 at 00:37 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠19.877°. Next 11 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-19.865° in the next southern standstill on 4 August 2036 at 03:31 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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