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Moon phase on 26 March 2043 Thursday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2043 | March 2043

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

Full Moon 99% illuminated

Full Moon is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 99%. The 15 days old Moon is in ♎ Libra.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 25 March 2043 at 14:26 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at sunset and sets at sunrise. It is visible all night and it is high in the sky around midnight.

Moon in ♎ Libra

Moon is passing about ∠16° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1779"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.8% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1779" and ∠1923".

It is Worm Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Worm of March 2043.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 2 April 2043 at 18:56
  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 9 April 2043 at 19:06
  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 16 April 2043 at 10:09
  • Full Moon in Scorpio ♏ on 24 April 2043 at 07:23

Spring tide

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

Lunation 534 / 1487

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 534 of Meeus index or 1487 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.41 days

Length of current 534 lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 57 minutes. 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 apogee

13 days after point of perigee on 13 March 2043 at 09:10 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 2 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 29 March 2043 at 05:28 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 402 938 km

Moon is 402 938 km (250 374 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 2 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 650 km (252 059 mi).

Moon after descending node

1 day after its descending node on 25 March 2043 at 21:58 in ♎ Libra, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 13 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 9 April 2043 at 01:17 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

13 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 before southern standstill

8 days after previous North standstill on 18 March 2043 at 08:45 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.648°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.660° in the next southern standstill on 1 April 2043 at 21:04 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy

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

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