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Moon phase on 21 January 2061 Friday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2061 | January 2061

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 ♒ Aquarius.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 21 January 2061 at 15:16 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 ♒ Aquarius

Moon is passing first ∠0° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1839" and ∠1950".

Snow Moon after 14 days

Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2061 after 14 days on 4 February 2061 at 15:22.

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 755 / 1708

At 15:16 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 755 of Meeus index or 1708 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.59 days

29 days, 14 hours and 15 minutes is the length of new lunation 755. It is 2 hours and 23 minutes longer than next lunation 756 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 31 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 32 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠265.6°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠265.6°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠299.9°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep decreasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Moon after apogee

6 days after point of apogee on 15 January 2061 at 08:29 in ♏ Scorpio. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 9 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 30 January 2061 at 14:53 in ♉ Taurus.

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Distance to Moon 389 775 km

Moon is 389 775 km (242 195 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 9 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 369 564 km (229 636 mi).

Moon before ascending node

7 days after its descending node on 13 January 2061 at 15:27 in ♎ Libra, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 6 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 27 January 2061 at 14:07 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon after southern standstill

2 days after previous South standstill on 19 January 2061 at 10:36 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.037°. Next 11 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.115° in the next northern standstill on 1 February 2061 at 14:36 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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