Crescent ♐ Sagittarius
Moon phase on 31 October 2054 Saturday is New Moon, 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 ∠17° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1901" and ∠1933".
Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2054 after 14 days on 15 November 2054 at 08:49.
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 20:01 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 678 of Meeus index or 1631 from Brown series.
29 days, 12 hours and 32 minutes is the length of new lunation 678. It is 2 hours and 46 minutes shorter than next lunation 679 length.
Length of current synodic month is 12 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 57 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠44°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠72.4°. 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°).
3 days after point of perigee on 28 October 2054 at 01:15 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 8 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 8 November 2054 at 19:52 in ♒ Aquarius.
Moon is 377 100 km (234 319 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 8 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 372 km (251 265 mi).
5 days after its ascending node on 25 October 2054 at 21:32 in ♌ Leo, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 7 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 8 November 2054 at 04:08 in ♒ Aquarius.
5 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♌ Leo, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.
9 days after previous North standstill on 22 October 2054 at 10:52 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠19.417°. Next 3 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-19.520° in the next southern standstill on 4 November 2054 at 07:53 in ♑ Capricorn.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.