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Moon phase on 27 August 2041 Tuesday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2041 | August 2041

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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 26 August 2041 at 16:16 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 ∠14° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1768" and ∠1900".

Harvest Moon after 13 days

Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2041 after 13 days on 10 September 2041 at 09:24.

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 515 / 1468

At 16:16 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 515 of Meeus index or 1468 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.68 days

29 days, 16 hours and 25 minutes is the length of new lunation 515. It is 24 minutes shorter than next lunation 516 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 41 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 22 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠176.4°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠176.4°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠200.1°. 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 in apogee

Moon is reaching point of apogee on this date at 02:03, this is 14 days after last perigee on 12 August 2041 at 16:02 in ♒ Aquarius. Lunar orbit is starting to get closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth for 13 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next perigee on 10 September 2041 at 02:12 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 406 632 km

This apogee Moon is 406 632 km (252 669 mi) away from Earth. This is the year's farthest apogee of 2041. It is 1 224 km farther than the mean apogee distance, but it is still 77 km closer than the farthest apogee of 21st century.

Moon before descending node

10 days after its ascending node on 17 August 2041 at 11:36 in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 4 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 1 September 2041 at 00:51 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Draconic month

10 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

5 days after previous North standstill on 21 August 2041 at 21:17 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠27.495°. Next 9 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-27.620° in the next southern standstill on 5 September 2041 at 12:54 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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