New moon on Saturday will be closest to earth in 1337 years.
Despite being visible to the naked eye, Saturday’s new moon is expected to be historic since it will be the closest new moon to Earth in 1,337 years. The new moon will be the closest to Earth in 992 years, according to timeanddatedotcom. According to the website, the new moon hasn’t been this near to Earth in 1,337 years and won’t be for another 345 years.
According to the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, the new moon phase occurs every month when the moon is between the sun and the Earth. Similar to how a full moon is the opposite of a new moon. According to OMSI authorities, the light side of the moon, which is ordinarily visible, is facing away, making it impossible for us to see it from Earth.