Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 28 March 2033 Monday is Waning Crescent, 26 days old Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2033 | March 2033

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

Waning Crescent 8% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 8% and getting smaller. The 26 days old Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 4 days on 24 March 2033 at 01:50.

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 ∠1967"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.3% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1967" and ∠1922".

Pink Moon after 17 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2033 after 17 days on 14 April 2033 at 19:17.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 30 March 2033 at 17:52
  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 6 April 2033 at 15:14
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 14 April 2033 at 19:17
  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 22 April 2033 at 11:42

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 26 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final 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 before perigee

12 days after point of apogee on 15 March 2033 at 22:00 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next day, until it get to the point of next perigee on 30 March 2033 at 06:09 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 364 363 km

Moon is 364 363 km (226 405 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 357 444 km (222 105 mi).

Moon before descending node

10 days after its ascending node on 18 March 2033 at 05:18 in ♎ Libra, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 2 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 31 March 2033 at 11:09 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

10 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 after southern standstill

5 days after previous South standstill on 23 March 2033 at 08:32 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-18.613°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠18.590° in the next northern standstill on 4 April 2033 at 20:56 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 2 days

After 2 days on 30 March 2033 at 17:52 in ♈ Aries, 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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