Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 4 March 2062 Saturday is Waning Crescent, 23 days old Moon is in Sagittarius.

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Lunar calendar 2062 | March 2062

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

Waning Crescent 38% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 38% and getting smaller. The 23 days old Moon is in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 1 day on 3 March 2062 at 03:49.

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 in ♐ Sagittarius

Moon is leaving the last ∠1° of ♐ Sagittarius tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♑ Capricorn later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1768"

Lunar disc appears visually 9% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1768" and ∠1935".

Worm Moon after 20 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2062 after 20 days on 25 March 2062 at 03:35.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Pisces ♓ on 11 March 2062 at 04:13
  • First Quarter in Gemini ♊ on 18 March 2062 at 05:58
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 25 March 2062 at 03:35
  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 1 April 2062 at 23:55

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 768 / 1721

The Moon is 23 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 768 of Meeus index or 1721 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.67 days

Length of current 768 lunation is 29 days, 16 hours and 3 minutes. It is 2 hours and 59 minutes longer than next lunation 769 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 19 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 44 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠232.2°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠232.2°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠268.5°. 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 in apogee

Moon is reaching point of apogee on this date at 17:42, this is 11 days after last perigee on 20 February 2062 at 23:11 in ♋ Cancer. Lunar orbit is starting to get closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth for 15 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next perigee on 19 March 2062 at 16:28 in ♋ Cancer.

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Distance to Moon 404 686 km

This apogee Moon is 404 686 km (251 460 mi) away from Earth. It is 722 km farther than the mean apogee distance, but it is still 2 023 km closer than the farthest apogee of 21st century.

Moon after descending node

6 days after its descending node on 25 February 2062 at 12:19 in ♎ Libra, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 7 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 11 March 2062 at 23:34 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

19 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon in southern standstill

At 15:29 on this date the Moon is meeting its South standstill point, when it will reach southern declination of ∠-28.680°. Next 13 days the lunar orbit will move in opposite northward direction to face North declination of ∠28.705° in its northern standstill point on 18 March 2062 at 10:24 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 6 days

After 6 days on 11 March 2062 at 04:13 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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