Crescent ♏ Scorpio
Moon phase on 24 October 2098 Friday is New Moon, less than 1 day young Moon is in Scorpio.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 first ∠2° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1908" and ∠1930".
Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2098 after 15 days on 9 November 2098 at 00:15.
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 10:49 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 1222 of Meeus index or 2175 from Brown series.
29 days, 13 hours and 2 minutes is the length of new lunation 1222. It is 2 hours and 31 minutes shorter than next lunation 1223 length.
Length of current synodic month is 18 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 45 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠48.5°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠78.8°. 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 21 October 2098 at 07:37 in ♍ Virgo. 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 2 November 2098 at 03:39 in ♒ Aquarius.
Moon is 375 688 km (233 442 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 8 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 370 km (251 264 mi).
1 day after its descending node on 23 October 2098 at 06:35 in ♎ Libra, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 12 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 6 November 2098 at 11:42 in ♈ Aries.
14 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.
8 days after previous North standstill on 16 October 2098 at 02:36 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.546°. Next 4 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.513° in the next southern standstill on 29 October 2098 at 00:40 in ♑ Capricorn.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.