Gibbous ♏ Scorpio
Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 1 day on 30 March 2048 at 02:04.
Moon rises in the evening and sets in the morning. It is visible to the southwest and it is high in the sky after midnight.
Moon is passing first ∠1° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 1.7% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1953" and ∠1920".
Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2048 after 27 days on 28 April 2048 at 11:13.
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.
The Moon is 16 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 596 of Meeus index or 1549 from Brown series.
Length of current 596 lunation is 29 days, 14 hours and 52 minutes. It is 46 minutes shorter than next lunation 597 length.
Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 8 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 55 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠100.4°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠135.6°. 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°).
10 days after point of apogee on 20 March 2048 at 14:41 in ♊ Gemini. 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 1 April 2048 at 10:10 in ♏ Scorpio.
Moon is 367 042 km (228 069 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 363 563 km (225 908 mi).
8 days after its descending node on 22 March 2048 at 14:49 in ♊ Gemini, 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 4 April 2048 at 14:57 in ♐ Sagittarius.
22 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.
9 days after previous North standstill on 21 March 2048 at 12:10 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠24.093°. Next 3 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-23.977° in the next southern standstill on 3 April 2048 at 18:56 in ♐ Sagittarius.
After 12 days on 13 April 2048 at 05:20 in ♈ Aries, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.