Crescent ♎ Libra
Moon phase on 6 September 2097 Friday is New Moon, less than 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 ∠21° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1901" and ∠1904".
Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2097 after 15 days on 21 September 2097 at 13:00.
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 00:33 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 1208 of Meeus index or 2161 from Brown series.
29 days, 11 hours and 12 minutes is the length of new lunation 1208. It is 3 hours and 11 minutes shorter than next lunation 1209 length.
Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 33 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 37 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠47.4°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠76.4°. 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°).
3 days after point of perigee on 2 September 2097 at 23:07 in ♋ Cancer. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 8 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 14 September 2097 at 20:28 in ♑ Capricorn.
Moon is 377 152 km (234 351 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 8 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 346 km (251 249 mi).
9 days after its ascending node on 27 August 2097 at 22:42 in ♈ Aries, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 3 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 9 September 2097 at 17:26 in ♎ Libra.
9 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.
5 days after previous North standstill on 1 September 2097 at 07:23 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠27.741°. Next 8 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-27.835° in the next southern standstill on 14 September 2097 at 18:59 in ♐ Sagittarius.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.