Crescent ♏ Scorpio
Moon phase on 5 November 2059 Wednesday is New Moon, less than 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 ∠14° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1799" and ∠1936".
Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2059 after 14 days on 19 November 2059 at 13:09.
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 09:11 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 740 of Meeus index or 1693 from Brown series.
29 days, 16 hours and 38 minutes is the length of new lunation 740. It is 1 hour and 47 minutes longer than next lunation 741 length.
Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 54 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 9 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This lunation true anomaly is ∠225.8°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠262.2°. 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°).
4 days after point of apogee on 1 November 2059 at 04:40 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 11 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 17 November 2059 at 04:17 in ♈ Aries.
Moon is 398 445 km (247 582 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 11 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 363 733 km (226 013 mi).
Moon is in descending node in ♏ Scorpio at 17:51 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from North to South. Moon will follow the southern part of its orbit for the next 13 days to meet ascending node on 18 November 2059 at 20:56 in ♉ Taurus.
14 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.
10 days after previous North standstill on 26 October 2059 at 00:58 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠27.221°. Next 4 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-27.235° in the next southern standstill on 9 November 2059 at 16:49 in ♑ Capricorn.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.