Crescent ♎ Libra
Moon phase on 5 October 2097 Saturday is New Moon, less than 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 ∠13° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1866" and ∠1920".
Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2097 after 15 days on 21 October 2097 at 01:23.
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 11:45 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 1209 of Meeus index or 2162 from Brown series.
29 days, 14 hours and 23 minutes is the length of new lunation 1209. It is 2 hours and 55 minutes shorter than next lunation 1210 length.
Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 39 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 24 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠76.4°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠112.4°. 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°).
6 days after point of perigee on 29 September 2097 at 06:20 in ♋ Cancer. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 7 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 12 October 2097 at 16:09 in ♑ Capricorn.
Moon is 384 056 km (238 641 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 7 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 378 km (251 269 mi).
11 days after its ascending node on 24 September 2097 at 02:09 in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 7 October 2097 at 00:55 in ♏ Scorpio.
11 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.
6 days after previous North standstill on 28 September 2097 at 13:01 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠27.911°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-27.965° in the next southern standstill on 12 October 2097 at 03:02 in ♑ Capricorn.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.