Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 29 March 2054 Sunday is Waning Gibbous, 20 days old Moon is in Sagittarius.

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Lunar calendar 2054 | March 2054

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

Waning Gibbous 65% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 65% and getting smaller. The 20 days old Moon is in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 5 days on 23 March 2054 at 17:21.

Moonrise and moonset

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 in ♐ Sagittarius

Moon is passing about ∠21° of ♐ Sagittarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1804"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.3% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1804" and ∠1921".

Worm Moon before 5 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2054 after 23 days on 22 April 2054 at 04:02.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 31 March 2054 at 01:50
  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 8 April 2054 at 04:32
  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 15 April 2054 at 08:23
  • Full Moon in Scorpio ♏ on 22 April 2054 at 04:02

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 670 / 1623

The Moon is 20 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 670 of Meeus index or 1623 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.66 days

Length of current 670 lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 47 minutes. It is 3 hours and 19 minutes longer than next lunation 671 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 3 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠220.6°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠220.6°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠254.3°. 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

7 days after point of perigee on 21 March 2054 at 14:11 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 3 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 2 April 2054 at 10:08 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 397 351 km

Moon is 397 351 km (246 902 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 3 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 828 km (251 548 mi).

Moon before descending node

7 days after its ascending node on 21 March 2054 at 22:53 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 6 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 4 April 2054 at 20:01 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

7 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 before southern standstill

11 days after previous North standstill on 17 March 2054 at 17:30 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.685°. Next day the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.738° in the next southern standstill on 30 March 2054 at 17:00 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 9 days

After 9 days on 8 April 2054 at 04:32 in ♈ Aries, 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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