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Moon phase on 10 October 2045 Tuesday 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 about ∠18° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1932" and ∠1922".
Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2045 after 15 days on 25 October 2045 at 21:31.
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 10:37 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 566 of Meeus index or 1519 from Brown series.
29 days, 11 hours and 12 minutes is the length of new lunation 566. It is 2 hours and 40 minutes shorter than next lunation 567 length.
Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 32 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 37 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠34.3°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠58.5°. 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°).
2 days after point of perigee on 8 October 2045 at 08:16 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 9 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 20 October 2045 at 04:05 in ♒ Aquarius.
Moon is 370 919 km (230 478 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 9 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 638 km (251 430 mi).
3 days after its descending node on 6 October 2045 at 15:11 in ♌ Leo, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 9 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 19 October 2045 at 23:03 in ♒ Aquarius.
17 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.
7 days after previous North standstill on 2 October 2045 at 12:33 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠27.609°. Next 4 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-27.520° in the next southern standstill on 15 October 2045 at 06:40 in ♐ Sagittarius.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.