Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 14 March 2051 Tuesday is Waxing Crescent, 2 days young Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2051 | March 2051

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

Waxing Crescent 5% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 5% and growing larger. The 2 days young Moon is in ♈ Aries.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 1 day on 12 March 2051 at 16:52.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.

Moon in ♈ Aries

Moon is passing about ∠19° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1971"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.1% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1971" and ∠1930".

Worm Moon after 12 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2051 after 12 days on 27 March 2051 at 09:00.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Gemini ♊ on 19 March 2051 at 09:34
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 27 March 2051 at 09:00
  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 4 April 2051 at 09:41
  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 11 April 2051 at 01:59

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 633 / 1586

The Moon is 2 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 633 of Meeus index or 1586 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.38 days

Length of current 633 lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 7 minutes. It is 37 minutes longer than next lunation 634 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 37 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 32 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠351.3°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠351.3°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠6.6°. 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°).

Moon after perigee

1 day after point of perigee on 13 March 2051 at 05:02 in ♓ Pisces. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 13 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 27 March 2051 at 12:23 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 363 690 km

Moon is 363 690 km (225 986 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 13 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 342 km (252 489 mi).

Moon before descending node

12 days after its ascending node on 2 March 2051 at 09:34 in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 15 March 2051 at 09:57 in ♉ Taurus.

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Draconic month

12 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon before northern standstill

8 days after previous South standstill on 6 March 2051 at 08:27 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-19.338°. Next 4 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠19.258° in the next northern standstill on 18 March 2051 at 21:07 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 12 days

After 12 days on 27 March 2051 at 09:00 in ♎ Libra, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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