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Moon phase on 14 October 2069 Monday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2069 | October 2069

New Moon phase
New Moon phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

New Moon

New Moon is the lunar phase on . Surface of the Moon disc is not illuminated. The 1 day young Moon is in ♎ Libra.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 15 October 2069 at 04:03 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at sunrise and sets at sunset. It's part facing the Earth is completely in shadow.

Moon in ♎ Libra

Moon is passing about ∠14° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1780" and ∠1924".

Hunter Moon after 15 days

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2069 after 15 days on 30 October 2069 at 03:35.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Spring tide

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.

New lunation 862 / 1815

At 11:35 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 862 of Meeus index or 1815 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.69 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 16 hours and 28 minutes. It is 2 hours and 6 minutes shorter than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to increasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at apogee (∠180°).

Lunation length longer than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 3 hours and 44 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 3 hours and 19 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠133.4°

The true anomaly is ∠133.4°. At the beginning of the next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠161.2°.

Moon before perigee

12 days after point of perigee on 1 October 2069 at 22:56 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 2 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 17 October 2069 at 05:28 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 402 787 km

The Moon is 402 787 km (250 280 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 2 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 406 378 km (252 512 mi).

Moon before ascending node

11 days after descending node on 2 October 2069 at 12:51 in ♉ Taurus. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following day, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 16 October 2069 at 05:04 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Draconic month

25 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.

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Moon before southern standstill

8 days since the previous standstill on 5 October 2069 at 17:07 in ♊ Gemini when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠19.306°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 5 days to face maximum declination of ∠-19.268° at the point of next southern standstill on 20 October 2069 at 03:47 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy

The Moon is in a New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and thus forming Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.

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