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Moon phase on 11 March 2043 Wednesday is New Moon, less than 1 day young Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2043 | March 2043

New Moon phase
New Moon phase
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 less than 1 day young Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 11 March 2043 at 09:09 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 ∠22° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1938" and ∠1931".

Worm Moon after 14 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2043 after 14 days on 25 March 2043 at 14:26.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Gemini ♊ on 18 March 2043 at 01:03
  • Full Moon in Virgo ♍ on 25 March 2043 at 14:26
  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 2 April 2043 at 18:56
  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 9 April 2043 at 19:06

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 534 / 1487

At 09:09 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 534 of Meeus index or 1487 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.41 days

29 days, 9 hours and 57 minutes is the length of new lunation 534. It is 1 hour and 42 minutes longer than next lunation 535 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 47 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 22 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠327.1°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠327.1°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠345.1°. 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

9 days after point of apogee on 1 March 2043 at 13:38 in ♏ Scorpio. 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 13 March 2043 at 09:10 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 369 825 km

Moon is 369 825 km (229 799 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 362 515 km (225 256 mi).

Moon before ascending node

12 days after its descending node on 26 February 2043 at 15:03 in ♎ Libra, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 12 March 2043 at 14:36 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

26 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

5 days after previous South standstill on 5 March 2043 at 13:06 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.608°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.648° in the next northern standstill on 18 March 2043 at 08:45 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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