Crescent ♎ Libra
Moon phase on 16 September 2096 Sunday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Virgo.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 ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1827" and ∠1909".
Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2096 after 15 days on 2 October 2096 at 01:24.
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 15:10 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 1196 of Meeus index or 2149 from Brown series.
29 days, 15 hours and 18 minutes is the length of new lunation 1196. It is 2 hours and 49 minutes shorter than next lunation 1197 length.
Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 34 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 29 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠110.9°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠143.3°. 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°).
10 days after point of perigee on 6 September 2096 at 10:00 in ♉ Taurus. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 5 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 22 September 2096 at 03:15 in ♐ Sagittarius.
Moon is 392 378 km (243 812 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 5 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 898 km (251 592 mi).
8 days after its ascending node on 7 September 2096 at 18:11 in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 4 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 21 September 2096 at 09:31 in ♏ Scorpio.
8 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.
5 days after previous North standstill on 10 September 2096 at 21:55 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠26.671°. Next 8 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-26.795° in the next southern standstill on 25 September 2096 at 05:26 in ♑ Capricorn.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.