Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 10 March 2036 Monday is Waxing Gibbous, 12 days young Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2036 | March 2036

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

Waxing Gibbous 95% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 95% and growing larger. The 12 days young Moon is in ♌ Leo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 4 days on 5 March 2036 at 16:49.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the afternoon and sets after midnight to early morning. It is visible to the southeast in early evening and it is up for most of the night.

Moon in ♌ Leo

Moon is passing about ∠25° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1960"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.5% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1960" and ∠1931".

Worm Moon after 1 day

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2036 after 1 day on 12 March 2036 at 09:09.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Virgo ♍ on 12 March 2036 at 09:09
  • Last Quarter in Sagittarius ♐ on 19 March 2036 at 18:39
  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 27 March 2036 at 20:57
  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 4 April 2036 at 00:03

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 447 / 1400

The Moon is 12 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 447 of Meeus index or 1400 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.66 days

Length of current 447 lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 57 minutes. It is 3 hours and 21 minutes longer than next lunation 448 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 13 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 50 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠223.9°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠223.9°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠258.5°. 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 in perigee

Moon is reaching point of perigee on this date at 02:38, this is 15 days after last apogee on 23 February 2036 at 03:15 in ♑ Capricorn. Lunar orbit is starting to get wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth for 11 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next apogee on 21 March 2036 at 21:41 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 363 380 km

This perigee Moon is 363 380 km (225 794 mi) away from Earth. It is 872 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 6 976 km farther than the closest perigee of 21st century.

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♌ Leo at 13:58 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 13 days to meet descending node on 24 March 2036 at 11:54 in ♒ Aquarius.

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New draconic month

At 13:58 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.


Moon after northern standstill

3 days after previous North standstill on 7 March 2036 at 07:25 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠19.281°. Next 10 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-19.336° in the next southern standstill on 20 March 2036 at 12:11 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day on 12 March 2036 at 09:09 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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