Gibbous ♑ Capricorn
Moon phase on 2 May 2067 Monday is Waning Gibbous, 18 days old Moon is in Sagittarius.Share this page: twitter facebook linkedin
Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 3 days on 29 April 2067 at 08:40.
Moon rises in the evening and sets in the morning. It is visible to the southwest and it is high in the sky after midnight.
Moon is passing about ∠23° of ♐ Sagittarius tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 2.3% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1948" and ∠1903".
Next Full Moon is the Flower Moon of May 2067 after 26 days on 28 May 2067 at 18:42.
There is medium ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at very acute angle, so their combined tidal force is moderate.
The Moon is 18 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 832 of Meeus index or 1785 from Brown series.
Length of current 832 lunation is 29 days, 11 hours and 57 minutes. It is 1 hour and 23 minutes shorter than next lunation 833 length.
Length of current synodic month is 47 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 22 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠63.8°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠98.3°. 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 apogee on 21 April 2067 at 15:37 in ♋ Cancer. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next day, until it get to the point of next perigee on 4 May 2067 at 04:17 in ♑ Capricorn.
Moon is 367 976 km (228 650 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 368 880 km (229 211 mi).
Moon is in ascending node in ♐ Sagittarius at 08:57 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 13 days to meet descending node on 15 May 2067 at 12:44 in ♊ Gemini.
At 08:57 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.
At 04:12 on this date the Moon is meeting its South standstill point, when it will reach southern declination of ∠-23.143°. Next 12 days the lunar orbit will move in opposite northward direction to face North declination of ∠23.108° in its northern standstill point on 15 May 2067 at 07:53 in ♊ Gemini.
After 10 days on 13 May 2067 at 07:20 in ♉ Taurus, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.