Moon ♐ Sagittarius
Moon phase on 21 November 2071 Saturday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Scorpio.Share this page: twitter facebook linkedin
Moon rises at sunrise and sets at sunset. It's part facing the Earth is completely in shadow.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1839" and ∠1943".
Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2071 after 15 days on 7 December 2071 at 06:57.
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 18:59 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 889 of Meeus index or 1842 from Brown series.
29 days, 16 hours and 47 minutes is the length of new lunation 889. It is 2 hours and 1 minute shorter than next lunation 890 length.
Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 3 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠102.9°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠138.1°. 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°).
9 days after point of perigee on 12 November 2071 at 01:07 in ♋ Cancer. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 6 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 27 November 2071 at 16:12 in ♒ Aquarius.
Moon is 389 815 km (242 220 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 6 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 865 km (251 571 mi).
4 days after its ascending node on 17 November 2071 at 01:15 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 9 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 1 December 2071 at 07:18 in ♓ Pisces.
4 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.
10 days after previous North standstill on 11 November 2071 at 00:34 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.336°. Next 2 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.413° in the next southern standstill on 24 November 2071 at 07:52 in ♑ Capricorn.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.