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Moon phase on 25 January 2047 Friday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2047 | January 2047

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 ♑ Capricorn.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 26 January 2047 at 01:44 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 ♑ Capricorn

Moon is leaving the last ∠1° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♒ Aquarius later.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1852" and ∠1949".

Snow Moon after 16 days

Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2047 after 16 days on 10 February 2047 at 14:40.

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 581 / 1534

At 10:39 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 581 of Meeus index or 1534 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.63 days

29 days, 15 hours and 5 minutes is the length of new lunation 581. It is 1 hour and 37 minutes shorter than next lunation 582 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 21 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 42 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠60.8°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠60.8°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠96.2°. 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

8 days after point of perigee on 16 January 2047 at 21:10 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 6 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 1 February 2047 at 06:34 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 387 002 km

Moon is 387 002 km (240 472 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 6 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 793 km (251 527 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♑ Capricorn at 05:56 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 8 February 2047 at 17:13 in ♋ Cancer.

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New draconic month

At 05:56 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.


Moon after southern standstill

2 days after previous South standstill on 22 January 2047 at 15:26 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-26.072°. Next 11 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠26.040° in the next northern standstill on 6 February 2047 at 02:09 in ♊ Gemini.

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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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