Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 2 March 2033 Wednesday is Waxing Crescent, 1 day young Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2033 | March 2033

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

Waxing Crescent 2% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 2% and growing larger. The 1 day young Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 1 day on 1 March 2033 at 08:23.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.

Moon in ♓ Pisces

Moon is leaving the last ∠1° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♈ Aries later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1973"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.9% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1973" and ∠1936".

Worm Moon after 13 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2033 after 13 days on 16 March 2033 at 01:37.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Gemini ♊ on 8 March 2033 at 01:27
  • Full Moon in Virgo ♍ on 16 March 2033 at 01:37
  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 24 March 2033 at 01:50
  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 30 March 2033 at 17:52

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 410 / 1363

The Moon is 1 day young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 410 of Meeus index or 1363 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.39 days

Length of current 410 lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 28 minutes. It is 33 minutes longer than next lunation 411 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 16 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 53 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠353°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠353°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠8.3°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep increasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of apogee (∠180°).

Moon after perigee

1 day after point of perigee on 1 March 2033 at 18:17 in ♓ Pisces. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 13 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 15 March 2033 at 22:00 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 363 365 km

Moon is 363 365 km (225 785 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 13 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 368 km (252 505 mi).

Moon before descending node

11 days after its ascending node on 19 February 2033 at 01:22 in ♎ Libra, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 4 March 2033 at 01:01 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

11 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon before northern standstill

6 days after previous South standstill on 24 February 2033 at 01:02 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-18.763°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠18.688° in the next northern standstill on 8 March 2033 at 13:21 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 13 days

After 13 days on 16 March 2033 at 01:37 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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