Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 24 March 2036 Monday is Waning Crescent, 26 days old Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2036 | March 2036

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

Waning Crescent 11% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 11% and getting smaller. The 26 days old Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.

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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 19 March 2036 at 18:39.

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 ♒ Aquarius

Moon is leaving the last ∠4° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♓ Pisces later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1780"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.8% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1780" and ∠1924".

Pink Moon after 17 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2036 after 17 days on 10 April 2036 at 20:22.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 27 March 2036 at 20:57
  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 4 April 2036 at 00:03
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 10 April 2036 at 20:22
  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 18 April 2036 at 14:06

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

2 days after point of apogee on 21 March 2036 at 21:41 in ♑ Capricorn. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 12 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 6 April 2036 at 09:36 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 402 702 km

Moon is 402 702 km (250 227 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 12 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 368 619 km (229 049 mi).

Moon in descending node

Moon is in descending node in ♒ Aquarius at 11:54 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from North to South. Moon will follow the southern part of its orbit for the next 13 days to meet ascending node on 6 April 2036 at 19:59 in ♌ Leo.

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Draconic month

13 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♌ Leo, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

3 days after previous South standstill on 20 March 2036 at 12:11 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-19.336°. Next 10 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠19.439° in the next northern standstill on 3 April 2036 at 13:10 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 3 days

After 3 days on 27 March 2036 at 20:57 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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