Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 22 March 2061 Tuesday is Waxing Crescent, 1 day young Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2061 | March 2061

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

Waxing Crescent 1% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 1% and growing larger. The 1 day young Moon is in ♈ Aries.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 1 day on 21 March 2061 at 17:23.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.

Moon in ♈ Aries

Moon is passing about ∠13° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1947"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.1% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1947" and ∠1925".

Pink Moon after 13 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2061 after 13 days on 4 April 2061 at 21:47.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • 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
  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 20 April 2061 at 03:04

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 757 / 1710

The Moon is 1 day young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 757 of Meeus index or 1710 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.4 days

Length of current 757 lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 42 minutes. It is 1 hour and 44 minutes longer than next lunation 758 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 2 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 7 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠324.8°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠324.8°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠343.2°. 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 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 day, 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 368 222 km

Moon is 368 222 km (228 803 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 363 081 km (225 608 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♈ Aries at 23:32 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 13 days to meet descending node on 5 April 2061 at 06:12 in ♎ Libra.

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New draconic month

At 23:32 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.


Moon before northern standstill

7 days after previous South standstill on 15 March 2061 at 03:06 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.381°. Next 5 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 13 days

After 13 days on 4 April 2061 at 21:47 in ♎ Libra, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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