Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 14 March 2055 Sunday is Waning Gibbous, 16 days old Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2055 | March 2055

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

Waning Gibbous 98% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 98% and getting smaller. The 16 days old Moon is in ♎ Libra.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 1 day on 13 March 2055 at 08:57.

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 ♎ Libra

Moon is passing about ∠10° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1967"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.9% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1967" and ∠1930".

Worm Moon before 1 day

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2055 after 28 days on 11 April 2055 at 17:58.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Sagittarius ♐ on 20 March 2055 at 03:18
  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 28 March 2055 at 07:01
  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 5 April 2055 at 02:43
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 11 April 2055 at 17:58

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 682 / 1635

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 682 of Meeus index or 1635 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.77 days

Length of current 682 lunation is 29 days, 18 hours and 22 minutes. It is 2 hours and 6 minutes longer than next lunation 683 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 38 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 25 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠170.8°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠170.8°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠194.9°. 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 perigee

1 day after point of perigee on 13 March 2055 at 06:25 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 12 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 26 March 2055 at 15:17 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 364 429 km

Moon is 364 429 km (226 446 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 12 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 485 km (252 578 mi).

Moon after ascending node

3 days after its ascending node on 11 March 2055 at 03:26 in ♌ Leo, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 9 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 24 March 2055 at 03:28 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Draconic month

3 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♌ Leo, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

6 days after previous North standstill on 8 March 2055 at 09:08 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠19.771°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-19.832° in the next southern standstill on 20 March 2055 at 22:19 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 13 days

After 13 days on 28 March 2055 at 07:01 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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