Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 19 March 2061 Saturday is Waning Crescent, 27 days old Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2061 | March 2061

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

Waning Crescent 7% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 7% and getting smaller. The 27 days old Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 5 days on 14 March 2061 at 08:31.

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 ∠0° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1881"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.4% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1881" and ∠1927".

Pink Moon after 16 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2061 after 16 days on 4 April 2061 at 21:47.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Pisces ♓ on 21 March 2061 at 17:23
  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 28 March 2061 at 09:26
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 4 April 2061 at 21:47
  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 13 April 2061 at 02:10

Neap tide

There is low ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at big angle, so their combined tidal force is weak.

Lunation 756 / 1709

The Moon is 27 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 756 of Meeus index or 1709 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.49 days

Length of current 756 lunation is 29 days, 11 hours and 52 minutes. It is 2 hours and 10 minutes longer than next lunation 757 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 52 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 17 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠299.9°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠299.9°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠324.8°. 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

7 days after point of apogee on 12 March 2061 at 02:00 in ♏ Scorpio. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 4 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 23 March 2061 at 21:11 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 381 040 km

Moon is 381 040 km (236 767 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 4 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 363 081 km (225 608 mi).

Moon before ascending node

10 days after its descending node on 8 March 2061 at 23:14 in ♎ Libra, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 3 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 22 March 2061 at 23:32 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

23 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, 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 15 March 2061 at 03:06 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.381°. Next 8 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.422° in the next northern standstill on 28 March 2061 at 01:47 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 2 days

After 2 days on 21 March 2061 at 17:23 in ♓ Pisces, 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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