Crescent ♎ Libra
Moon phase on 14 September 2061 Wednesday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Virgo.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 ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1842" and ∠1908".
Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2061 after 14 days on 29 September 2061 at 09:32.
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 20:37 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 763 of Meeus index or 1716 from Brown series.
29 days, 14 hours and 4 minutes is the length of new lunation 763. It is 2 hours and 54 minutes shorter than next lunation 764 length.
Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 20 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 43 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠84.5°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠120.1°. 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°).
8 days after point of perigee on 6 September 2061 at 10:37 in ♊ Gemini. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 6 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 20 September 2061 at 15:48 in ♐ Sagittarius.
Moon is 389 185 km (241 828 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 6 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 443 km (251 309 mi).
12 days after its ascending node on 2 September 2061 at 08:31 in ♈ Aries, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 15 September 2061 at 08:16 in ♎ Libra.
12 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 8 September 2061 at 02:43 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.571°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.618° in the next southern standstill on 22 September 2061 at 01:20 in ♑ Capricorn.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.