Moon ♑ Capricorn
Moon phase on 30 December 2062 Saturday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Capricorn.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 ∠7° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1781" and ∠1951".
Next Full Moon is the Wolf Moon of January 2063 after 15 days on 14 January 2063 at 19:11.
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 16:57 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 779 of Meeus index or 1732 from Brown series.
29 days, 19 hours and 26 minutes is the length of new lunation 779. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2062. It is 11 minutes longer than next lunation 780 length.
Length of current synodic month is 6 hours and 42 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 21 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠154.3°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠179.8°. 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°).
4 days after point of perigee on 26 December 2062 at 08:56 in ♏ Scorpio. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 2 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 2 January 2063 at 10:03 in ♒ Aquarius.
Moon is 402 444 km (250 067 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 2 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 278 km (252 449 mi).
8 days after its descending node on 21 December 2062 at 21:32 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 5 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 5 January 2063 at 05:33 in ♓ Pisces.
21 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.
1 day after previous South standstill on 29 December 2062 at 18:12 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.306°. Next 13 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.364° in the next northern standstill on 13 January 2063 at 00:22 in ♋ Cancer.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.