Crescent ♌ Leo
Moon phase on 20 July 2077 Tuesday is New Moon, less than 1 day young Moon is in Leo.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 ∠4° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1811" and ∠1888".
Next Full Moon is the Sturgeon Moon of August 2077 after 14 days on 4 August 2077 at 09:46.
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 00:41 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 959 of Meeus index or 1912 from Brown series.
29 days, 13 hours and 37 minutes is the length of new lunation 959. It is 1 hour and 58 minutes shorter than next lunation 960 length.
Length of current synodic month is 53 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 10 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠115.1°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠146°. 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 perigee on 9 July 2077 at 14:18 in ♒ Aquarius. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 4 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 25 July 2077 at 07:09 in ♎ Libra.
Moon is 395 817 km (245 949 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 4 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 036 km (251 678 mi).
4 days after its ascending node on 16 July 2077 at 02:42 in ♊ Gemini, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 10 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 30 July 2077 at 13:27 in ♏ Scorpio.
4 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♊ Gemini, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.
1 day after previous North standstill on 18 July 2077 at 14:18 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠25.808°. Next 12 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-25.863° in the next southern standstill on 2 August 2077 at 02:04 in ♑ Capricorn.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.