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Moon phase on 27 November 2046 Tuesday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2046 | November 2046

New Moon phase
New Moon phase
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 27 November 2046 at 21:50 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 ♏ Scorpio

Moon is passing first ∠0° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1939" and ∠1945".

Cold Moon after 15 days

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2046 after 15 days on 13 December 2046 at 09:55.

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 580 / 1533

At 21:50 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 580 of Meeus index or 1533 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.53 days

29 days, 12 hours and 49 minutes is the length of new lunation 580. It is 2 hours and 16 minutes shorter than next lunation 581 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 58 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠35.1°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠35.1°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠60.8°. 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 after perigee

1 day after point of perigee on 25 November 2046 at 18:09 in ♎ Libra. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 10 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 7 December 2046 at 12:36 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 369 649 km

Moon is 369 649 km (229 689 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 10 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 833 km (251 552 mi).

Moon before ascending node

8 days after its descending node on 18 November 2046 at 21:00 in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 4 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 1 December 2046 at 12:55 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

23 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

11 days after previous North standstill on 16 November 2046 at 01:54 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠26.076°. Next day the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-26.048° in the next southern standstill on 28 November 2046 at 22:56 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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