Crescent ♌ Leo
Moon phase on 17 July 2061 Sunday is New Moon, less than 1 day young Moon is in Leo.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 ∠2° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1931" and ∠1888".
Next Full Moon is the Sturgeon Moon of August 2061 after 14 days on 1 August 2061 at 10:11.
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 01:10 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 761 of Meeus index or 1714 from Brown series.
29 days, 8 hours and 29 minutes is the length of new lunation 761. It is 2 hours and 29 minutes shorter than next lunation 762 length.
Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 15 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 54 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠31.2°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠53.7°. 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°).
2 days after point of perigee on 15 July 2061 at 03:23 in ♊ Gemini. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 9 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 27 July 2061 at 02:41 in ♐ Sagittarius.
Moon is 371 213 km (230 661 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 9 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 826 km (251 547 mi).
7 days after its ascending node on 10 July 2061 at 03:50 in ♈ Aries, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 5 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 22 July 2061 at 20:17 in ♎ Libra.
7 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.
1 day after previous North standstill on 15 July 2061 at 13:04 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.294°. Next 11 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.342° in the next southern standstill on 29 July 2061 at 09:52 in ♑ Capricorn.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.