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Moon phase on 2 March 2041 Saturday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2041 | March 2041

New Moon phase
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Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

New Moon

New Moon is the lunar phase on . Surface of the Moon disc is not illuminated. The 1 day young Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 2 March 2041 at 15:39 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at sunrise and sets at sunset. It's part facing the Earth is completely in shadow.

Moon in ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing about ∠10° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1966" and ∠1935".

Worm Moon after 15 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2041 after 15 days on 17 March 2041 at 20:19.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Gemini ♊ on 9 March 2041 at 15:51
  • Full Moon in Virgo ♍ on 17 March 2041 at 20:19
  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 25 March 2041 at 10:32
  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 1 April 2041 at 01:29

Spring tide

There is high New Moon ocean tide on this date. Combined Sun and Moon gravitational tidal force working on Earth is strong, because of the Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.

New lunation 509 / 1462

At 15:39 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 509 of Meeus index or 1462 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.41 days

29 days, 9 hours and 50 minutes is the length of new lunation 509. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2041. It is 27 minutes shorter than next lunation 510 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 54 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 15 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠14°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠14°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠32.1°. 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 2041 at 19:56 in ♒ Aquarius. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 11 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 14 March 2041 at 07:06 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 364 580 km

Moon is 364 580 km (226 540 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 11 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 968 km (252 257 mi).

Moon before ascending node

7 days after its descending node on 22 February 2041 at 16:13 in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 4 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 7 March 2041 at 03:29 in ♉ Taurus.

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Draconic month

22 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

4 days after previous South standstill on 26 February 2041 at 07:28 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-27.040°. Next 8 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠27.133° in the next northern standstill on 11 March 2041 at 02:59 in ♋ Cancer.

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Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy

The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.

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