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Moon phase on 28 July 2079 Friday is New Moon, less than 1 day young Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2079 | July 2079

New Moon phase
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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 less than 1 day young Moon is in ♌ Leo.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 28 July 2079 at 08:33 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 ♌ Leo

Moon is passing about ∠8° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1941" and ∠1890".

Sturgeon Moon after 15 days

Next Full Moon is the Sturgeon Moon of August 2079 after 15 days on 12 August 2079 at 17:00.

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 984 / 1937

At 08:33 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 984 of Meeus index or 1937 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.35 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 29 minutes. It is 2 hours and 34 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 shorter than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 4 hours and 15 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 1 hour and 54 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠28.8°

The true anomaly is ∠28.8°. At the beginning of the next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠50.5°.

Moon after perigee

1 day after point of perigee on 26 July 2079 at 14:32 in ♋ Cancer. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 10 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 7 August 2079 at 14:51 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Distance to Moon 369 253 km

The Moon is 369 253 km (229 443 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 10 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 404 936 km (251 616 mi).

Moon before descending node

6 days after ascending node on 21 July 2079 at 12:53 in ♈ Aries. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 5 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 3 August 2079 at 04:34 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

6 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.

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Moon after northern standstill

2 days since the previous standstill on 26 July 2079 at 06:44 in ♋ Cancer when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠28.003°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 11 days to face maximum declination of ∠-28.063° at the point of next southern standstill on 8 August 2079 at 23:04 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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