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Moon phase on 31 March 2054 Tuesday is Last Quarter, 22 days old Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2054 | March 2054

Last Quarter phase
Last Quarter phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Last Quarter 46% illuminated

Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 46% and getting smaller. The 22 days old Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 31 March 2054 at 01:50 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at midnight and sets at noon. It is visible to the south in the morning.

Moon in ♑ Capricorn

Moon is passing about ∠16° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1777"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1777" and ∠1920".

Pink Moon after 21 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2054 after 21 days on 22 April 2054 at 04:02.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • 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
  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 29 April 2054 at 20:46

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 22 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through 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

9 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 day, 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 403 263 km

Moon is 403 263 km (250 576 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next day until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 828 km (251 548 mi).

Moon before descending node

9 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 4 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

9 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

1 day after previous South standstill on 30 March 2054 at 17:00 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-18.738°. Next 13 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠18.839° in the next northern standstill on 13 April 2054 at 23:10 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 7 days

After 7 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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