Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 29 March 2060 Monday is Waning Crescent, 26 days old Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2060 | March 2060

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

Waning Crescent 10% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 10% and getting smaller. The 26 days old Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 4 days on 25 March 2060 at 07:08.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.

Moon is entering ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing first ∠3° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1948"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.4% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1948" and ∠1921".

Pink Moon after 17 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2060 after 17 days on 15 April 2060 at 21:21.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 1 April 2060 at 01:37
  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 7 April 2060 at 19:42
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 15 April 2060 at 21:21
  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 23 April 2060 at 18:53

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 744 / 1697

The Moon is 26 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 744 of Meeus index or 1697 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.39 days

Length of current 744 lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 26 minutes. It is 53 minutes longer than next lunation 745 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 18 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 51 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠342.5°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠342.5°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠358.2°. 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 perigee

10 days after point of apogee on 18 March 2060 at 18:59 in ♎ Libra. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 2 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 1 April 2060 at 04:11 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 367 977 km

Moon is 367 977 km (228 650 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 2 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 357 029 km (221 848 mi).

Moon before ascending node

8 days after its descending node on 20 March 2060 at 15:22 in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 4 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 2 April 2060 at 19:04 in ♉ Taurus.

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Draconic month

23 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

4 days after previous South standstill on 25 March 2060 at 08:59 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-27.644°. Next 8 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠27.697° in the next northern standstill on 6 April 2060 at 21:10 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 2 days

After 2 days on 1 April 2060 at 01:37 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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