Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 6 March 2054 Friday is Waning Crescent, 26 days old Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2054 | March 2054

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

Waning Crescent 8% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 8% and getting smaller. The 26 days old Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 5 days on 1 March 2054 at 07:36.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.

Moon in ♒ Aquarius

Moon is passing about ∠13° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1768"

Lunar disc appears visually 8.9% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1768" and ∠1934".

Worm Moon after 17 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2054 after 17 days on 23 March 2054 at 17:21.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Pisces ♓ on 9 March 2054 at 12:46
  • First Quarter in Gemini ♊ on 17 March 2054 at 01:21
  • Full Moon in Virgo ♍ on 23 March 2054 at 17:21
  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 31 March 2054 at 01:50

Neap tide

There is low ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at big angle, so their combined tidal force is weak.

Lunation 669 / 1622

The Moon is 26 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 669 of Meeus index or 1622 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.77 days

Length of current 669 lunation is 29 days, 18 hours and 32 minutes. It is 2 hours and 45 minutes longer than next lunation 670 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 48 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 15 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠193.2°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠193.2°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠220.6°. 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 after apogee

1 day after point of apogee on 5 March 2054 at 16:18 in ♑ Capricorn. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 15 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 21 March 2054 at 14:11 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 405 411 km

Moon is 405 411 km (251 911 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 15 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 362 830 km (225 452 mi).

Moon before descending node

11 days after its ascending node on 22 February 2054 at 12:29 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 2 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 8 March 2054 at 13:36 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

11 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

3 days after previous South standstill on 3 March 2054 at 09:21 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-18.648°. Next 11 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠18.685° in the next northern standstill on 17 March 2054 at 17:30 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 3 days

After 3 days on 9 March 2054 at 12:46 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.

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