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Moon phase on 25 January 2096 Wednesday is New Moon, less than 1 day young Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2096 | January 2096

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 less than 1 day young Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 25 January 2096 at 09:45 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 ♒ Aquarius

Moon is passing about ∠7° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1878" and ∠1949".

Snow Moon after 13 days

Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2096 after 13 days on 8 February 2096 at 09:50.

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 1188 / 2141

At 09:45 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 1188 of Meeus index or 2141 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.53 days

29 days, 12 hours and 44 minutes is the length of new lunation 1188. It is 2 hours and 18 minutes longer than next lunation 1189 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 minute shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 9 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠291.7°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠291.7°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠319.2°. 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

7 days after point of apogee on 17 January 2096 at 20:30 in ♎ Libra. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 5 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 30 January 2096 at 12:42 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 381 673 km

Moon is 381 673 km (237 161 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 5 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 369 672 km (229 704 mi).

Moon after descending node

4 days after its descending node on 21 January 2096 at 00:01 in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 8 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 3 February 2096 at 02:17 in ♊ Gemini.

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Draconic month

18 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 after southern standstill

2 days after previous South standstill on 23 January 2096 at 11:33 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-25.665°. Next 10 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠25.721° in the next northern standstill on 5 February 2096 at 10:13 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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