New Moon on

Moon phase on 24 October 2060 Sunday is New Moon, less than 1 day young Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2060 | October 2060

New Moon phase
New Moon phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

New Moon

New Moon is the lunar phase on . Surface of the Moon disc is not illuminated. The less than 1 day young Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 24 October 2060 at 09:25 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at sunrise and sets at sunset. It's part facing the Earth is completely in shadow.

Moon is entering ♏ Scorpio

Moon is passing first ∠3° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1768" and ∠1930".

Beaver Moon after 14 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2060 after 14 days on 8 November 2060 at 04:17.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Spring tide

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.

New lunation 752 / 1705

At 09:25 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 752 of Meeus index or 1705 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.78 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 18 hours and 50 minutes. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2060. It is 26 minutes longer than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to decreasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Lunation length longer than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 6 hours and 6 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 57 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠174.6°

The true anomaly is ∠174.6°. At the beginning of the next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠199.1°.

Moon before perigee

14 days after point of perigee on 10 October 2060 at 10:18 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next day, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 25 October 2060 at 00:25 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 405 432 km

The Moon is 405 432 km (251 924 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next day until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 406 530 km (252 606 mi).

Moon in descending node

Moon is in descending node in ♎ Libra at 04:14 crossing the ecliptic from North to South to meet ascending node 13 days later on 7 November 2060 at 00:56 in ♉ Taurus.

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Draconic month

13 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.

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Moon before southern standstill

9 days since the previous standstill on 15 October 2060 at 01:32 in ♋ Cancer when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠28.128°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 5 days to face maximum declination of ∠-28.126° at the point of next southern standstill on 29 October 2060 at 17:05 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy

The Moon is in a New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and thus forming Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.

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