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Moon phase on 12 October 2053 Sunday 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.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1859" and ∠1923".
Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2053 after 14 days on 27 October 2053 at 10:38.
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 20:53 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 665 of Meeus index or 1618 from Brown series.
29 days, 14 hours and 2 minutes is the length of new lunation 665. It is 2 hours and 43 minutes shorter than next lunation 666 length.
Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 18 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 45 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠71.2°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠106.8°. 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°).
6 days after point of perigee on 6 October 2053 at 10:09 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 6 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 19 October 2053 at 07:14 in ♑ Capricorn.
Moon is 385 519 km (239 550 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 6 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 289 km (251 214 mi).
2 days after its ascending node on 9 October 2053 at 12:15 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 11 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 23 October 2053 at 18:33 in ♓ Pisces.
2 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.
8 days after previous North standstill on 4 October 2053 at 08:58 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.380°. Next 5 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.447° in the next southern standstill on 17 October 2053 at 18:44 in ♐ Sagittarius.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.