Crescent ♏ Scorpio
Moon phase on 29 October 2046 Monday is New Moon, less than 1 day young Moon is in Scorpio.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 ∠7° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1961" and ∠1932".
Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2046 after 15 days on 13 November 2046 at 17:04.
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 11:17 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 579 of Meeus index or 1532 from Brown series.
29 days, 10 hours and 33 minutes is the length of new lunation 579. It is 2 hours and 16 minutes shorter than next lunation 580 length.
Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 11 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 58 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠16.7°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠35.1°. 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°).
1 day after point of perigee on 28 October 2046 at 11:41 in ♎ Libra. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 11 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 9 November 2046 at 19:38 in ♓ Pisces.
Moon is 365 539 km (227 135 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 11 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 682 km (252 079 mi).
6 days after its descending node on 22 October 2046 at 20:31 in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 5 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 4 November 2046 at 08:16 in ♑ Capricorn.
21 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.
9 days after previous North standstill on 19 October 2046 at 20:53 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠26.246°. Next 3 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-26.165° in the next southern standstill on 1 November 2046 at 13:02 in ♐ Sagittarius.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.