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Moon phase on 27 March 2057 Tuesday is Last Quarter, 21 days old Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2057 | March 2057

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

Last Quarter 53% illuminated

Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 53% and getting smaller. The 21 days old Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 27 March 2057 at 18:39 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 is entering ♑ Capricorn

Moon is passing first ∠4° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1966"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.3% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1966" and ∠1922".

Pink Moon after 22 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2057 after 22 days on 19 April 2057 at 10:49.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 4 April 2057 at 01:31
  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 12 April 2057 at 04:59
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 19 April 2057 at 10:49
  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 26 April 2057 at 02:06

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 707 / 1660

The Moon is 21 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last 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 after perigee

3 days after point of perigee on 24 March 2057 at 08:23 in ♏ Scorpio. 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 9 April 2057 at 05:48 in ♊ Gemini.

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Distance to Moon 364 530 km

Moon is 364 530 km (226 508 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 12 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 996 km (251 653 mi).

Moon in descending node

Moon is in descending node in ♑ Capricorn at 19:16 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from North to South. Moon will follow the southern part of its orbit for the next 14 days to meet ascending node on 10 April 2057 at 19:48 in ♋ Cancer.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before southern standstill

12 days after previous North standstill on 14 March 2057 at 22:50 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠23.130°. Next day 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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Syzygy in 7 days

After 7 days on 4 April 2057 at 01:31 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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