Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 7 March 2027 Sunday is Waning Crescent, 28 days old Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2027 | March 2027

Waning Crescent phase
Waning Crescent phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Waning Crescent 1% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 1% and getting smaller. The 28 days old Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

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Moon phase and lunation details

7 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 7 days on 28 February 2027 at 05:16.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.

Moon in ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing about ∠6° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1800"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.1% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1800" and ∠1933".

Worm Moon after 14 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2027 after 14 days on 22 March 2027 at 10:44.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Pisces ♓ on 8 March 2027 at 09:29
  • First Quarter in Gemini ♊ on 15 March 2027 at 16:25
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 22 March 2027 at 10:44
  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 30 March 2027 at 00:54

Moderate tide

There is medium ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at very acute angle, so their combined tidal force is moderate.

Lunation 335 / 1288

The Moon is 28 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 335 of Meeus index or 1288 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.73 days

Length of current 335 lunation is 29 days, 17 hours and 33 minutes. It is 3 hours and 11 minutes longer than next lunation 336 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 49 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 14 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠210.4°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠210.4°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠242.4°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep decreasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Moon after apogee

4 days after point of apogee on 3 March 2027 at 05:41 in ♑ Capricorn. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 11 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 19 March 2027 at 04:31 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 398 193 km

Moon is 398 193 km (247 426 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 11 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 366 440 km (227 695 mi).

Moon after ascending node

1 day after its ascending node on 6 March 2027 at 04:41 in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 12 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 19 March 2027 at 13:05 in ♌ Leo.

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Draconic month

1 day after beginning of current draconic month in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

6 days after previous South standstill on 1 March 2027 at 09:41 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-27.684°. Next 8 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠27.611° in the next northern standstill on 15 March 2027 at 14:15 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day on 8 March 2027 at 09:29 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.

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