Crescent ♎ Libra
Moon phase on 22 September 2063 Saturday 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 first ∠1° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1963" and ∠1912".
Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2063 after 15 days on 7 October 2063 at 13:27.
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 09:21 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 788 of Meeus index or 1741 from Brown series.
29 days, 9 hours and 25 minutes is the length of new lunation 788. It is 1 hour and 58 minutes shorter than next lunation 789 length.
Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 19 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 50 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠14.3°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠31.9°. 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°).
1 day after point of perigee on 21 September 2063 at 13:02 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 11 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 4 October 2063 at 01:08 in ♓ Pisces.
Moon is 365 094 km (226 859 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 11 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 611 km (252 035 mi).
1 day after its descending node on 20 September 2063 at 16:51 in ♌ Leo, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 11 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 4 October 2063 at 03:43 in ♓ Pisces.
15 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.
6 days after previous North standstill on 15 September 2063 at 22:42 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.212°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.165° in the next southern standstill on 28 September 2063 at 12:42 in ♐ Sagittarius.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.