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Moon phase on 25 September 2098 Thursday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2098 | September 2098

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 25 September 2098 at 00:17 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 ♎ Libra

Moon is passing about ∠10° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1938" and ∠1914".

Hunter Moon after 14 days

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2098 after 14 days on 10 October 2098 at 09:20.

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 1221 / 2174

At 00:17 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 1221 of Meeus index or 2174 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.44 days

29 days, 10 hours and 32 minutes is the length of new lunation 1221. It is 2 hours and 30 minutes shorter than next lunation 1222 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 12 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 57 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠26.9°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠26.9°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠48.5°. 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

2 days after point of perigee on 23 September 2098 at 09:26 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 9 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 5 October 2098 at 09:05 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 369 883 km

Moon is 369 883 km (229 835 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 9 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 061 km (251 693 mi).

Moon in descending node

Moon is in descending node in ♎ Libra at 20:31 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from North to South. Moon will follow the southern part of its orbit for the next 14 days to meet ascending node on 10 October 2098 at 04:03 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

12 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is moving from the middle to the last part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

6 days after previous North standstill on 18 September 2098 at 20:59 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.525°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.555° in the next southern standstill on 1 October 2098 at 16:08 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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