Crescent ♑ Capricorn
Moon phase on 17 December 2036 Wednesday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Sagittarius.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 about ∠24° of ♐ Sagittarius tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1823" and ∠1950".
Next Full Moon is the Wolf Moon of January 2037 after 15 days on 2 January 2037 at 02:35.
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 15:34 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 457 of Meeus index or 1410 from Brown series.
29 days, 18 hours and 1 minute is the length of new lunation 457. It is 1 hour and 20 minutes shorter than next lunation 458 length.
Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 16 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 47 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠113°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠146.7°. 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°).
10 days after point of perigee on 7 December 2036 at 01:52 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 5 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 23 December 2036 at 01:08 in ♓ Pisces.
Moon is 393 150 km (244 292 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 5 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 081 km (251 706 mi).
9 days after its ascending node on 7 December 2036 at 14:24 in ♌ Leo, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 3 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 21 December 2036 at 02:03 in ♒ Aquarius.
9 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♌ Leo, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.
11 days after previous North standstill on 5 December 2036 at 14:26 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠20.561°. Next day the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-20.597° in the next southern standstill on 18 December 2036 at 19:32 in ♑ Capricorn.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.