Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 14 March 2035 Wednesday is Waxing Crescent, 5 days young Moon is in Taurus.

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Lunar calendar 2035 | March 2035

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

Waxing Crescent 24% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 24% and growing larger. The 5 days young Moon is in ♉ Taurus.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 4 days on 9 March 2035 at 23:09.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon in ♉ Taurus

Moon is passing about ∠23° of ♉ Taurus tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1964"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.8% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1964" and ∠1930".

Worm Moon after 9 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2035 after 9 days on 23 March 2035 at 22:42.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Gemini ♊ on 16 March 2035 at 20:15
  • Full Moon in Virgo ♍ on 23 March 2035 at 22:42
  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 31 March 2035 at 23:06
  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 8 April 2035 at 10:58

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 435 / 1388

The Moon is 5 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 435 of Meeus index or 1388 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.49 days

Length of current 435 lunation is 29 days, 11 hours and 48 minutes. It is 2 hours and 42 minutes longer than next lunation 436 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 56 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 13 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠291.6°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠291.6°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠318.8°. 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 before perigee

12 days after point of apogee on 2 March 2035 at 09:34 in ♐ Sagittarius. 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 15 March 2035 at 01:35 in ♊ Gemini.

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Distance to Moon 364 874 km

Moon is 364 874 km (226 722 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 369 413 km (229 543 mi).

Moon after descending node

4 days after its descending node on 9 March 2035 at 15:01 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 8 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 22 March 2035 at 12:53 in ♍ Virgo.

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Draconic month

19 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before northern standstill

10 days after previous South standstill on 4 March 2035 at 01:09 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-18.382°. Next 2 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠18.394° in the next northern standstill on 17 March 2035 at 10:06 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 9 days

After 9 days on 23 March 2035 at 22:42 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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