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Moon phase on 1 December 2062 Friday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Sagittarius.

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Lunar calendar 2062 | December 2062

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 ♐ Sagittarius.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 30 November 2062 at 23:01 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 ♐ Sagittarius

Moon is passing about ∠16° of ♐ Sagittarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1801" and ∠1946".

Cold Moon after 14 days

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2062 after 14 days on 16 December 2062 at 08:17.

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 778 / 1731

At 23:01 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 778 of Meeus index or 1731 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.75 days

29 days, 17 hours and 56 minutes is the length of new lunation 778. It is 1 hour and 30 minutes shorter than next lunation 779 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 12 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 51 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠123°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠123°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠154.3°. 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

11 days after point of perigee on 19 November 2062 at 18:46 in ♊ Gemini. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 4 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 5 December 2062 at 19:32 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 398 062 km

Moon is 398 062 km (247 344 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 4 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 405 km (251 907 mi).

Moon after descending node

6 days after its descending node on 24 November 2062 at 21:08 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 7 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 9 December 2062 at 04:14 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

19 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

12 days after previous North standstill on 19 November 2062 at 04:48 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.390°. Next day the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.324° in the next southern standstill on 2 December 2062 at 12:24 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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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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