Moon ♎ Libra
Moon phase on 24 September 2060 Friday 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 first ∠0° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1785" and ∠1914".
Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2060 after 15 days on 9 October 2060 at 18:41.
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 15:53 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 751 of Meeus index or 1704 from Brown series.
29 days, 17 hours and 32 minutes is the length of new lunation 751. It is 1 hour and 18 minutes shorter than next lunation 752 length.
Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 48 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 15 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠149.6°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠174.6°. 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°).
12 days after point of perigee on 12 September 2060 at 02:40 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 3 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 27 September 2060 at 17:42 in ♏ Scorpio.
Moon is 401 609 km (249 548 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 3 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 086 km (252 330 mi).
11 days after its ascending node on 13 September 2060 at 04:20 in ♈ Aries, 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 26 September 2060 at 21:59 in ♎ Libra.
11 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.
6 days after previous North standstill on 17 September 2060 at 19:05 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.029°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.102° in the next southern standstill on 2 October 2060 at 10:31 in ♑ Capricorn.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.