New Moon

On New Moon, the Moon passes between the Sun and the Earth, at this moment the Earth is facing a dark side of the moon. Two days after the new moon in the evening sky in the west shortly after sunset, there is a thin crescent of the new moon. Astrologically New Moon occurs at the moment when the Sun and Moon form a conjunction in one of the signs of the zodiac. In the same sign and degree of the New Moon is repeated regularly every 18.6 years. This is called the Saros cycle.