Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 27 March 2063 Tuesday is Waning Crescent, 27 days old Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2063 | March 2063

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

Waning Crescent 6% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 6% 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 21 March 2063 at 20:16.

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 ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing about ∠9° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1775"

Lunar disc appears visually 8% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1775" and ∠1923".

Pink Moon after 16 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2063 after 16 days on 13 April 2063 at 02:34.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 30 March 2063 at 00:50
  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 6 April 2063 at 09:18
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 13 April 2063 at 02:34
  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 20 April 2063 at 14:42

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 781 / 1734

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 781 of Meeus index or 1734 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.72 days

Length of current 781 lunation is 29 days, 17 hours and 12 minutes. It is 3 hours and 10 minutes longer than next lunation 782 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 28 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 35 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠204.9°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠204.9°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠234.9°. 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 after apogee

2 days after point of apogee on 25 March 2063 at 07:06 in ♒ Aquarius. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 13 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 10 April 2063 at 05:55 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 403 783 km

Moon is 403 783 km (250 899 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 13 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 365 244 km (226 952 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♓ Pisces at 21:01 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 10 April 2063 at 07:03 in ♍ Virgo.

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New draconic month

At 21:01 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.


Moon after southern standstill

5 days after previous South standstill on 21 March 2063 at 12:26 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.488°. Next 8 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.415° in the next northern standstill on 4 April 2063 at 23:41 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 2 days

After 2 days on 30 March 2063 at 00:50 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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