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Moon phase on 20 March 2057 Tuesday is Full Moon, 14 days old Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2057 | March 2057

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

Full Moon 100% illuminated

Full Moon is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 100%. The 14 days old Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 21 March 2057 at 00:45 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at sunset and sets at sunrise. It is visible all night and it is high in the sky around midnight.

Moon in ♍ Virgo

Moon is passing about ∠23° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1891"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.8% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1891" and ∠1926".

It is Worm Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Worm of March 2057.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 21 March 2057 at 00:45
  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 27 March 2057 at 18:39
  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 4 April 2057 at 01:31
  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 12 April 2057 at 04:59

Spring tide

There is high Full Moon ocean tide on this date. Combined Sun and Moon gravitational tidal force working on Earth is strong, because of the Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy alignment.

Lunation 707 / 1660

The Moon is 14 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 707 of Meeus index or 1660 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.59 days

Length of current 707 lunation is 29 days, 14 hours and 7 minutes. It is 54 minutes shorter than next lunation 708 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 23 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 40 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠80°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠80°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠117°. 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 before perigee

8 days after point of apogee on 12 March 2057 at 10:58 in ♊ Gemini. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 3 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 24 March 2057 at 08:23 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 378 974 km

Moon is 378 974 km (235 484 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 3 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 366 570 km (227 776 mi).

Moon after ascending node

5 days after its ascending node on 14 March 2057 at 17:54 in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 7 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 27 March 2057 at 19:16 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

5 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

5 days after previous North standstill on 14 March 2057 at 22:50 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠23.130°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-23.258° in the next southern standstill on 28 March 2057 at 01:43 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy

The Moon is in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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