New Moon occurs August 11, 2018 very early in the morning. It is in perfect New Moon alignment at 3:57:38 a.m. Mountain Daylight Time. The Moon is in perfect alignment with the Sun at 18 Degrees 41 Minutes in Leo. Moving in retrograde motion are: Mercury, Mars, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto and Chiron. Hmm, are we getting the message?