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Moon phase on 7 August 2097 Wednesday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2097 | August 2097

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 ♌ Leo.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 7 August 2097 at 16:00 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 ♌ Leo

Moon is passing about ∠13° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1950" and ∠1892".

Sturgeon Moon after 15 days

Next Full Moon is the Sturgeon Moon of August 2097 after 15 days on 22 August 2097 at 23:52.

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 1207 / 2160

At 16:00 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 1207 of Meeus index or 2160 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.36 days

29 days, 8 hours and 34 minutes is the length of new lunation 1207. It is 2 hours and 38 minutes shorter than next lunation 1208 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 10 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 59 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠26.5°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠26.5°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠47.4°. 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 after perigee

1 day after point of perigee on 6 August 2097 at 01:35 in ♋ Cancer. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 10 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 18 August 2097 at 03:05 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 367 524 km

Moon is 367 524 km (228 369 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 10 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 052 km (251 688 mi).

Moon before descending node

6 days after its ascending node on 31 July 2097 at 21:54 in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 6 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 13 August 2097 at 12:51 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Draconic month

6 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

2 days after previous North standstill on 5 August 2097 at 00:09 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠27.559°. Next 10 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-27.633° in the next southern standstill on 18 August 2097 at 11:45 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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