Crescent ♑ Capricorn
Moon rises at sunrise and sets at sunset. It's part facing the Earth is completely in shadow.
Moon is passing first ∠4° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1768" and ∠1951".
Next Full Moon is the Wolf Moon of January 2080 after 14 days on 7 January 2080 at 01:45.
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 06:31 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 989 of Meeus index or 1942 from Brown series.
The length of the lunation is 29 days, 19 hours and 24 minutes. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2079. It is 1 hour and 8 minutes longer than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to decreasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).
The length of the current synodic month is 6 hours and 40 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 23 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.
The true anomaly is ∠174.6°. At the beginning of the next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠199.5°.
Moon is at apogee at 21:45. It is 14 days after previous perigee on 9 December 2079 at 06:48 in ♊ Gemini. Lunar orbit is going to narrow while the Moon is moving towards the Earth over the next 14 days, until point of next perigee on 6 January 2080 at 19:49 in ♋ Cancer.
This apogee Moon is 406 703 km (252 714 mi) away from Earth. This is the year's farthest apogee of 2079. It is 1 295 km further than the mean apogee distance, but it is still 6 km closer than the farthest apogee of 21st century.
6 days after descending node on 17 December 2079 at 08:14 in ♎ Libra. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 8 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 31 December 2079 at 23:44 in ♈ Aries.
18 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.
At 10:12 the Moon is meeting its standstill point to reach South declination of ∠-28.189°. Over the next 13 days the lunar orbit is going to extend northward to face maximum declination of ∠28.224° at the point of next standstill in ♋ Cancer on 6 January 2080 at 04:42.
The Moon is in a New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and thus forming Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.