Crescent ♎ Libra
Moon phase on 20 September 2036 Saturday is New Moon, less than 1 day young Moon is in Libra.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 ∠4° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1941" and ∠1911".
Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2036 after 14 days on 5 October 2036 at 10:15.
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 01:51 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 454 of Meeus index or 1407 from Brown series.
29 days, 9 hours and 58 minutes is the length of new lunation 454. It is 2 hours and 26 minutes shorter than next lunation 455 length.
Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 46 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 23 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠25.8°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠46.7°. 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°).
1 day after point of perigee on 18 September 2036 at 12:38 in ♍ Virgo. 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 30 September 2036 at 13:16 in ♒ Aquarius.
Moon is 369 318 km (229 484 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 10 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 995 km (251 652 mi).
3 days after its ascending node on 17 September 2036 at 07:43 in ♌ Leo, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 10 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 30 September 2036 at 17:36 in ♒ Aquarius.
3 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♌ Leo, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.
5 days after previous North standstill on 14 September 2036 at 18:44 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠19.957°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-20.031° in the next southern standstill on 27 September 2036 at 16:26 in ♑ Capricorn.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.