Crescent ♎ Libra
Moon phase on 25 September 2098 Thursday 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 ∠10° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1938" and ∠1914".
Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2098 after 14 days on 10 October 2098 at 09:20.
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 00:17 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 1221 of Meeus index or 2174 from Brown series.
29 days, 10 hours and 32 minutes is the length of new lunation 1221. It is 2 hours and 30 minutes shorter than next lunation 1222 length.
Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 12 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 57 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠26.9°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠48.5°. 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°).
2 days after point of perigee on 23 September 2098 at 09:26 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 9 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 5 October 2098 at 09:05 in ♒ Aquarius.
Moon is 369 883 km (229 835 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 9 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 061 km (251 693 mi).
Moon is in descending node in ♎ Libra at 20:31 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from North to South. Moon will follow the southern part of its orbit for the next 14 days to meet ascending node on 10 October 2098 at 04:03 in ♈ Aries.
12 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is moving from the middle to the last part of it.
6 days after previous North standstill on 18 September 2098 at 20:59 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.525°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.555° in the next southern standstill on 1 October 2098 at 16:08 in ♐ Sagittarius.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.