Crescent ♏ Scorpio
Moon phase on 21 October 2082 Wednesday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Libra.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 ∠24° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1972" and ∠1928".
Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2082 after 15 days on 5 November 2082 at 14:38.
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 18:50 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 1024 of Meeus index or 1977 from Brown series.
29 days, 9 hours and 29 minutes is the length of new lunation 1024. It is 1 hour and 22 minutes shorter than next lunation 1025 length.
Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 15 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 54 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠358°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠13.3°. 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°).
Moon is reaching point of perigee on this date at 21:44, this is 13 days after last apogee on 8 October 2082 at 14:12 in ♈ Aries. Lunar orbit is starting to get wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth for 14 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next apogee on 4 November 2082 at 15:15 in ♈ Aries.
This perigee Moon is 356 831 km (221 725 mi) away from Earth. This is the year's closest perigee of 2082. It is 5 677 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 406 km farther than the closest perigee of 21st century.
4 days after its descending node on 17 October 2082 at 11:28 in ♌ Leo, 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 29 October 2082 at 23:42 in ♒ Aquarius.
18 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.
8 days after previous North standstill on 12 October 2082 at 18:49 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠27.713°. Next 4 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-27.625° in the next southern standstill on 25 October 2082 at 12:18 in ♐ Sagittarius.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.