Moon ♏ Scorpio
Moon phase on 4 November 2078 Friday 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.
Moon is passing about ∠10° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1769" and ∠1935".
Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2078 after 15 days on 19 November 2078 at 12:52.
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 16:56 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 975 of Meeus index or 1928 from Brown series.
29 days, 19 hours and 12 minutes is the length of new lunation 975. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2078. It is 30 minutes longer than next lunation 976 length.
Length of current synodic month is 6 hours and 28 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 35 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This lunation true anomaly is ∠172.1°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠196.6°. 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°).
13 days after point of perigee on 21 October 2078 at 20:52 in ♉ Taurus. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next day, until it get to the point of next apogee on 5 November 2078 at 14:46 in ♏ Scorpio.
Moon is 405 089 km (251 711 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next day until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 524 km (252 602 mi).
Moon is in descending node in ♏ Scorpio at 12:25 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from North to South. Moon will follow the southern part of its orbit for the next 13 days to meet ascending node on 18 November 2078 at 09:52 in ♉ Taurus.
13 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is moving from the middle to the last part of it.
9 days after previous North standstill on 25 October 2078 at 18:03 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠27.619°. Next 4 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-27.622° in the next southern standstill on 9 November 2078 at 06:39 in ♑ Capricorn.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.