Crescent ♎ Libra
Moon phase on 28 September 2076 Monday 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 about ∠9° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1796" and ∠1916".
Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2076 after 13 days on 12 October 2076 at 09:37.
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 05:27 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 949 of Meeus index or 1902 from Brown series.
29 days, 15 hours and 23 minutes is the length of new lunation 949. It is 45 minutes longer than next lunation 950 length.
Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 39 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 24 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This lunation true anomaly is ∠219.7°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠254.1°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep decreasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).
4 days after point of apogee on 24 September 2076 at 11:16 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 11 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 10 October 2076 at 06:57 in ♓ Pisces.
Moon is 399 194 km (248 048 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 11 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 362 695 km (225 368 mi).
9 days after its ascending node on 19 September 2076 at 11:58 in ♊ Gemini, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 5 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 4 October 2076 at 00:05 in ♐ Sagittarius.
9 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♊ Gemini, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.
7 days after previous North standstill on 21 September 2076 at 02:19 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠24.689°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-24.833° in the next southern standstill on 5 October 2076 at 13:46 in ♑ Capricorn.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.