Crescent ♊ Gemini
Moon phase on 11 May 2097 Saturday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Taurus.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 ∠18° of ♉ Taurus tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1952" and ∠1899".
Next Full Moon is the Flower Moon of May 2097 after 14 days on 26 May 2097 at 03:36.
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 18:40 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 1204 of Meeus index or 2157 from Brown series.
29 days, 7 hours and 34 minutes is the length of new lunation 1204. It is 50 minutes longer than next lunation 1205 length.
Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 10 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 59 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.
This lunation true anomaly is ∠339.2°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠355.1°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep decreasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).
10 days after point of apogee on 30 April 2097 at 19:19 in ♐ Sagittarius. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next day, until it get to the point of next perigee on 13 May 2097 at 00:36 in ♊ Gemini.
Moon is 367 174 km (228 151 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 359 702 km (223 508 mi).
Moon is in ascending node in ♉ Taurus at 03:30 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 12 days to meet descending node on 24 May 2097 at 05:04 in ♏ Scorpio.
At 03:30 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.
9 days after previous South standstill on 1 May 2097 at 12:40 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-27.535°. Next 3 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠27.518° in the next northern standstill on 14 May 2097 at 19:24 in ♊ Gemini.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.