Crescent ♏ Scorpio
Moon phase on 7 October 2059 Tuesday 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.
Moon is passing about ∠23° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1780" and ∠1920".
Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2059 after 13 days on 21 October 2059 at 02:15.
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 15:50 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 739 of Meeus index or 1692 from Brown series.
29 days, 17 hours and 22 minutes is the length of new lunation 739. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2059. It is 44 minutes longer than next lunation 740 length.
Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 38 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 25 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This lunation true anomaly is ∠197.3°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠225.8°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep decreasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).
2 days after point of apogee on 4 October 2059 at 18:25 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 12 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 19 October 2059 at 23:09 in ♈ Aries.
Moon is 402 742 km (250 252 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 12 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 359 009 km (223 078 mi).
12 days after its ascending node on 25 September 2059 at 01:07 in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 2 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 9 October 2059 at 12:05 in ♏ Scorpio.
12 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.
8 days after previous North standstill on 28 September 2059 at 16:57 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠27.089°. Next 5 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-27.180° in the next southern standstill on 13 October 2059 at 11:22 in ♑ Capricorn.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.