Moon ♑ Capricorn
Moon phase on 27 December 2027 Monday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Capricorn.Share this page: twitter facebook linkedin
Moon rises at sunrise and sets at sunset. It's part facing the Earth is completely in shadow.
Moon is passing first ∠2° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1805" and ∠1951".
Next Full Moon is the Wolf Moon of January 2028 after 15 days on 12 January 2028 at 04:03.
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.
At 20:12 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 346 of Meeus index or 1299 from Brown series.
29 days, 19 hours and 1 minute is the length of new lunation 346. It is 25 minutes shorter than next lunation 347 length.
Length of current synodic month is 6 hours and 16 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 47 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠132.4°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠161.9°. 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°).
11 days after point of perigee on 16 December 2027 at 02:21 in ♋ Cancer. 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 January 2028 at 03:52 in ♒ Aquarius.
Moon is 397 190 km (246 802 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 4 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 633 km (252 049 mi).
10 days after its descending node on 16 December 2027 at 12:21 in ♌ Leo, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 2 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 30 December 2027 at 00:51 in ♒ Aquarius.
24 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.
1 day after previous South standstill on 26 December 2027 at 15:52 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-26.576°. Next 13 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠26.604° in the next northern standstill on 10 January 2028 at 02:36 in ♊ Gemini.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.