Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 21 March 2064 Friday is Waxing Crescent, 3 days young Moon is in Taurus.

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Lunar calendar 2064 | March 2064

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

Waxing Crescent 10% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 10% and growing larger. The 3 days young Moon is in ♉ Taurus.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 3 days on 18 March 2064 at 01:45.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon in ♉ Taurus

Moon is passing about ∠9° of ♉ Taurus tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1793"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.1% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1793" and ∠1925".

Pink Moon after 11 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2064 after 11 days on 1 April 2064 at 17:40.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 26 March 2064 at 01:13
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 1 April 2064 at 17:40
  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 8 April 2064 at 14:25
  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 16 April 2064 at 19:02

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 794 / 1747

The Moon is 3 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 794 of Meeus index or 1747 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.72 days

Length of current 794 lunation is 29 days, 17 hours and 17 minutes. It is 2 hours and 24 minutes longer than next lunation 795 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 33 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 30 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠181.6°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠181.6°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠206.1°. 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

3 days after point of apogee on 17 March 2064 at 21:10 in ♓ Pisces. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 10 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 1 April 2064 at 05:29 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 399 654 km

Moon is 399 654 km (248 333 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 10 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 357 235 km (221 976 mi).

Moon after ascending node

6 days after its ascending node on 15 March 2064 at 05:39 in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 7 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 29 March 2064 at 11:52 in ♌ Leo.

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Draconic month

6 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon before northern standstill

11 days after previous South standstill on 10 March 2064 at 08:07 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-27.823°. Next 3 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠27.727° in the next northern standstill on 25 March 2064 at 03:21 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 11 days

After 11 days on 1 April 2064 at 17:40 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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