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Moon phase on 25 September 2060 Saturday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2060 | September 2060

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 ♎ Libra.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 24 September 2060 at 15:53 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 ♎ Libra

Moon is passing about ∠12° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1775" and ∠1914".

Hunter Moon after 14 days

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2060 after 14 days on 9 October 2060 at 18:41.

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 751 / 1704

At 15:53 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 751 of Meeus index or 1704 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.73 days

29 days, 17 hours and 32 minutes is the length of new lunation 751. It is 1 hour and 18 minutes shorter than next lunation 752 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 48 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 15 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠149.6°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠149.6°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠174.6°. 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

13 days after point of perigee on 12 September 2060 at 02:40 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 2 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 27 September 2060 at 17:42 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 403 806 km

Moon is 403 806 km (250 913 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 2 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 086 km (252 330 mi).

Moon before descending node

12 days after its ascending node on 13 September 2060 at 04:20 in ♈ Aries, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 26 September 2060 at 21:59 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

12 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 before southern standstill

7 days after previous North standstill on 17 September 2060 at 19:05 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.029°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.102° in the next southern standstill on 2 October 2060 at 10:31 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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