Crescent ♑ Capricorn
Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 6 days on 4 October 2070 at 07:01.
Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.
Lunar disc appears visually 8.4% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1768" and ∠1922".
Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2070 after 9 days on 19 October 2070 at 18:59.
There is low ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at big angle, so their combined tidal force is weak.
The Moon is 6 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 875 of Meeus index or 1828 from Brown series.
Length of current 875 lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 41 minutes. It is 2 hours and 30 minutes shorter than next lunation 876 length.
Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 57 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 6 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠100.2°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠134.9°. 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 is reaching point of apogee on this date at 07:45, this is 15 days after last perigee on 24 September 2070 at 22:02 in ♉ Taurus. Lunar orbit is starting to get closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth for 11 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next perigee on 22 October 2070 at 03:04 in ♊ Gemini.
This apogee Moon is 404 811 km (251 538 mi) away from Earth. It is 597 km farther than the mean apogee distance, but it is still 1 898 km closer than the farthest apogee of 21st century.
5 days after its ascending node on 4 October 2070 at 16:29 in ♎ Libra, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 8 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 19 October 2070 at 01:49 in ♈ Aries.
5 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.
At 08:55 on this date the Moon is meeting its South standstill point, when it will reach southern declination of ∠-18.377°. This is the year's southernmost lunar standstill of 2070. Next 13 days the lunar orbit will move in opposite northward direction to face North declination of ∠18.400° in its northern standstill point on 23 October 2070 at 19:48 in ♊ Gemini.
After 9 days on 19 October 2070 at 18:59 in ♈ Aries, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.