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Moon phase on 25 December 2076 Friday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Sagittarius.

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Lunar calendar 2076 | December 2076

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 26 December 2076 at 00:53 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 ♐ Sagittarius

Moon is leaving the last ∠3° of ♐ Sagittarius tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♑ Capricorn later.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1909" and ∠1951".

Wolf Moon after 14 days

Next Full Moon is the Wolf Moon of January 2077 after 14 days on 9 January 2077 at 04:37.

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 951 / 1904

At 11:28 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 951 of Meeus index or 1904 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.56 days

29 days, 13 hours and 25 minutes is the length of new lunation 951. It is 1 hour and 33 minutes longer than next lunation 952 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 41 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 22 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠290.9°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠290.9°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠319.3°. 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 before perigee

8 days after point of apogee on 16 December 2076 at 20:13 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 3 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 28 December 2076 at 13:46 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 375 516 km

Moon is 375 516 km (233 335 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 3 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 364 434 km (226 449 mi).

Moon after descending node

1 day after its descending node on 24 December 2076 at 18:18 in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 12 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 6 January 2077 at 14:25 in ♊ Gemini.

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Draconic month

15 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♊ Gemini, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

13 days after previous North standstill on 12 December 2076 at 04:08 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠25.101°. Next day the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-25.094° in the next southern standstill on 26 December 2076 at 10:19 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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