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Moon phase on 3 August 2054 Monday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2054 | August 2054

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 ♌ Leo.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 3 August 2054 at 17:48 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 ♌ Leo

Moon is passing about ∠8° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1969" and ∠1891".

Sturgeon Moon after 14 days

Next Full Moon is the Sturgeon Moon of August 2054 after 14 days on 18 August 2054 at 09:22.

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 675 / 1628

At 17:48 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 675 of Meeus index or 1628 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.31 days

29 days, 7 hours and 30 minutes is the length of new lunation 675. It is 1 hour and 1 minute shorter than next lunation 676 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 14 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 55 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠352.3°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠352.3°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠7.4°. 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 perigee

12 days after point of apogee on 22 July 2054 at 05:49 in ♒ Aquarius. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next day, until it get to the point of next perigee on 4 August 2054 at 04:47 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 364 058 km

Moon is 364 058 km (226 215 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 357 668 km (222 245 mi).

Moon before ascending node

12 days after its descending node on 22 July 2054 at 09:02 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 4 August 2054 at 20:23 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

2 days after previous North standstill on 1 August 2054 at 11:52 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠19.139°. Next 10 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-19.120° in the next southern standstill on 14 August 2054 at 09:17 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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