Crescent ♊ Gemini
Moon phase on 2 May 2049 Sunday is New Moon, less than 1 day young Moon is in Taurus.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 ♉ Taurus tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1823" and ∠1903".
Next Full Moon is the Flower Moon of May 2049 after 14 days on 17 May 2049 at 11:13.
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 00:11 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 610 of Meeus index or 1563 from Brown series.
29 days, 13 hours and 49 minutes is the length of new lunation 610. It is 1 hour and 1 minute shorter than next lunation 611 length.
Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 5 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 58 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠102.4°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠136.3°. 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 22 April 2049 at 11:15 in ♑ Capricorn. 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 7 May 2049 at 22:34 in ♋ Cancer.
Moon is 393 119 km (244 273 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 5 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 657 km (251 442 mi).
11 days after its ascending node on 20 April 2049 at 23:57 in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 4 May 2049 at 04:33 in ♊ Gemini.
11 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.
10 days after previous South standstill on 21 April 2049 at 13:59 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-22.138°. Next 2 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠22.094° in the next northern standstill on 4 May 2049 at 21:27 in ♊ Gemini.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.