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Moon phase on 25 August 2060 Wednesday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2060 | August 2060

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 26 August 2060 at 00:56 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 leaving the last ∠3° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♍ Virgo later.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1825" and ∠1899".

Harvest Moon after 15 days

Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2060 after 15 days on 10 September 2060 at 09:44.

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 749 / 1702

At 12:49 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 749 of Meeus index or 1702 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.5 days

29 days, 12 hours and 7 minutes is the length of new lunation 749. It is 2 hours and 50 minutes shorter than next lunation 750 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 37 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 32 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠84.5°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠84.5°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠119.2°. 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

10 days after point of perigee on 15 August 2060 at 06:57 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 5 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 31 August 2060 at 02:25 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 392 722 km

Moon is 392 722 km (244 026 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 5 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 090 km (251 711 mi).

Moon before descending node

8 days after its ascending node on 16 August 2060 at 23:52 in ♈ Aries, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 5 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 30 August 2060 at 17:20 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

8 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

3 days after previous North standstill on 21 August 2060 at 13:52 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠27.843°. Next 10 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-27.952° in the next southern standstill on 5 September 2060 at 02:26 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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