New Moon July 2024: Dark skies tonight as Earth is furthest from the Sun today

The July 2024 New Moon occurs today, when Earth reaches its furthest point from the Sun, known as aphelion.

According to the U.S. Naval Observatory, the new moon will occur on July 5 at 6:57 p.m. Eastern Time (22:57 UTC), and two days later the young moon will pass Mercury in the evening sky.

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