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Moon phase on 26 September 2087 Friday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2087 | September 2087

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 ♎ Libra.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 26 September 2087 at 18:47 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 ♎ Libra

Moon is passing first ∠0° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1808" and ∠1914".

Hunter Moon after 15 days

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2087 after 15 days on 12 October 2087 at 02:14.

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 1085 / 2038

At 18:47 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 1085 of Meeus index or 2038 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.7 days

29 days, 16 hours and 43 minutes is the length of new lunation 1085. It is 2 hours and 11 minutes shorter than next lunation 1086 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 59 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 4 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠129.7°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠129.7°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠158.4°. 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 15 September 2087 at 08:02 in ♈ Aries. 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 1 October 2087 at 05:52 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 396 543 km

Moon is 396 543 km (246 400 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 4 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 480 km (251 954 mi).

Moon before ascending node

9 days after its descending node on 16 September 2087 at 15:01 in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 3 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 30 September 2087 at 07:30 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Draconic month

23 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

7 days after previous North standstill on 18 September 2087 at 21:42 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠20.239°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-20.134° in the next southern standstill on 3 October 2087 at 03:05 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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