Crescent ♎ Libra
Moon phase on 14 September 2042 Sunday is New Moon, less than 1 day young Moon is in Virgo.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 ∠23° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1779" and ∠1908".
Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2042 after 14 days on 29 September 2042 at 10:34.
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 08:50 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 528 of Meeus index or 1481 from Brown series.
29 days, 17 hours and 13 minutes is the length of new lunation 528. It is 1 hour and 12 minutes shorter than next lunation 529 length.
Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 29 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 34 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠152.7°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠177.1°. 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°).
12 days after point of perigee on 1 September 2042 at 15:49 in ♓ Pisces. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 2 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 17 September 2042 at 04:21 in ♎ Libra.
Moon is 402 909 km (250 356 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 2 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 154 km (252 372 mi).
11 days after its ascending node on 2 September 2042 at 19:23 in ♈ Aries, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 2 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 16 September 2042 at 13:51 in ♎ Libra.
11 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.
6 days after previous North standstill on 8 September 2042 at 03:00 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.396°. Next 8 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.465° in the next southern standstill on 22 September 2042 at 20:02 in ♐ Sagittarius.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.