Crescent ♎ Libra
Moon phase on 1 October 2054 Thursday 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 ∠10° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1950" and ∠1917".
Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2054 after 15 days on 16 October 2054 at 17:44.
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 09:49 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 677 of Meeus index or 1630 from Brown series.
29 days, 10 hours and 12 minutes is the length of new lunation 677. It is 2 hours and 20 minutes shorter than next lunation 678 length.
Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 32 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 37 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠23.7°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠44°. 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 29 September 2054 at 23:51 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 10 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 12 October 2054 at 01:43 in ♒ Aquarius.
Moon is 367 561 km (228 392 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 10 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 118 km (251 729 mi).
2 days after its ascending node on 28 September 2054 at 16:44 in ♌ Leo, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 10 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 12 October 2054 at 01:43 in ♒ Aquarius.
2 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♌ Leo, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.
6 days after previous North standstill on 25 September 2054 at 05:02 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠19.216°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-19.290° in the next southern standstill on 7 October 2054 at 22:45 in ♑ Capricorn.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.