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Moon phase on 24 October 2098 Friday is New Moon, less than 1 day young Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2098 | October 2098

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 less than 1 day young Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 24 October 2098 at 10:49 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 ♏ Scorpio

Moon is passing first ∠2° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1908" and ∠1930".

Beaver Moon after 15 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2098 after 15 days on 9 November 2098 at 00:15.

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 1222 / 2175

At 10:49 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 1222 of Meeus index or 2175 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.54 days

29 days, 13 hours and 2 minutes is the length of new lunation 1222. It is 2 hours and 31 minutes shorter than next lunation 1223 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 18 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 45 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠48.5°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠48.5°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠78.8°. 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

3 days after point of perigee on 21 October 2098 at 07:37 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 8 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 2 November 2098 at 03:39 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 375 688 km

Moon is 375 688 km (233 442 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 8 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 370 km (251 264 mi).

Moon after descending node

1 day after its descending node on 23 October 2098 at 06:35 in ♎ Libra, 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 November 2098 at 11:42 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

14 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

8 days after previous North standstill on 16 October 2098 at 02:36 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.546°. Next 4 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.513° in the next southern standstill on 29 October 2098 at 00:40 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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