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Moon phase on 13 October 2061 Thursday is New Moon, less than 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 about ∠21° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1812" and ∠1924".
Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2061 after 15 days on 28 October 2061 at 20:12.
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 10:41 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 764 of Meeus index or 1717 from Brown series.
29 days, 16 hours and 58 minutes is the length of new lunation 764. It is 1 hour and 55 minutes shorter than next lunation 765 length.
Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 14 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 49 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠120.1°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠151.2°. 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°).
10 days after point of perigee on 2 October 2061 at 13:00 in ♉ Taurus. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 4 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 18 October 2061 at 11:00 in ♐ Sagittarius.
Moon is 395 577 km (245 800 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 4 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 366 km (251 883 mi).
1 day after its descending node on 12 October 2061 at 16:05 in ♎ Libra, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 13 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 27 October 2061 at 02:38 in ♈ Aries.
13 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.
8 days after previous North standstill on 5 October 2061 at 08:08 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.627°. Next 5 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.607° in the next southern standstill on 19 October 2061 at 09:07 in ♑ Capricorn.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.