Moon* ♎ Libra
Moon phase on 13 October 2042 Monday is New Moon, 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 about ∠14° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1769" and ∠1924".
Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2042 after 15 days on 28 October 2042 at 19:48.
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°).
13 days after point of perigee on 29 September 2042 at 23:50 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next day, until it get to the point of next apogee on 14 October 2042 at 10:02 in ♎ Libra.
Moon is 405 171 km (251 762 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next day until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 527 km (252 604 mi).
Moon is in descending node in ♎ Libra at 20:03 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from North to South. Moon will follow the southern part of its orbit for the next 14 days to meet ascending node on 27 October 2042 at 16:01 in ♈ Aries.
13 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is moving from the middle to the last part of it.
8 days after previous North standstill on 5 October 2042 at 09:09 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.491°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.484° in the next southern standstill on 20 October 2042 at 02:47 in ♑ Capricorn.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.