Crescent ♑ Capricorn
Moon phase on 11 December 2080 Wednesday is New Moon, less than 1 day young Moon is in Sagittarius.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 ∠23° of ♐ Sagittarius tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1810" and ∠1949".
Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2080 after 15 days on 26 December 2080 at 17:03.
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 07:09 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 1001 of Meeus index or 1954 from Brown series.
29 days, 17 hours and 52 minutes is the length of new lunation 1001. It is 1 hour and 23 minutes shorter than next lunation 1002 length.
Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 8 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 55 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠119.5°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠151.7°. 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°).
11 days after point of perigee on 30 November 2080 at 07:40 in ♋ Cancer. 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 16 December 2080 at 08:18 in ♒ Aquarius.
Moon is 396 034 km (246 084 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 4 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 296 km (251 839 mi).
6 days after its descending node on 5 December 2080 at 06:12 in ♎ Libra, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 8 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 19 December 2080 at 12:25 in ♓ Pisces.
19 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.
12 days after previous North standstill on 28 November 2080 at 22:14 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.451°. Next day the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.401° in the next southern standstill on 12 December 2080 at 02:19 in ♑ Capricorn.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.