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Moon phase on 31 December 2062 Sunday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2062 | December 2062

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 ♑ Capricorn.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 30 December 2062 at 16:57 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 ♑ Capricorn

Moon is passing about ∠19° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1773" and ∠1951".

Wolf Moon after 14 days

Next Full Moon is the Wolf Moon of January 2063 after 14 days on 14 January 2063 at 19:11.

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 779 / 1732

At 16:57 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 779 of Meeus index or 1732 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.81 days

29 days, 19 hours and 26 minutes is the length of new lunation 779. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2062. It is 11 minutes longer than next lunation 780 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 6 hours and 42 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 21 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠154.3°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠154.3°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠179.8°. 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

5 days after point of perigee on 26 December 2062 at 08:56 in ♏ Scorpio. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next day, until it get to the point of next apogee on 2 January 2063 at 10:03 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 404 346 km

Moon is 404 346 km (251 249 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next day until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 278 km (252 449 mi).

Moon before ascending node

9 days after its descending node on 21 December 2062 at 21:32 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 4 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 5 January 2063 at 05:33 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

22 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 after southern standstill

1 day after previous South standstill on 29 December 2062 at 18:12 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.306°. Next 12 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.364° in the next northern standstill on 13 January 2063 at 00:22 in ♋ Cancer.

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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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