Crescent ♑ Capricorn
Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 1 day on 11 March 2072 at 15:18.
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 passing first ∠3° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 6.8% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1802" and ∠1930".
Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2072 after 21 days on 3 April 2072 at 01:25.
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.
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 892 of Meeus index or 1845 from Brown series.
Length of current 892 lunation is 29 days, 18 hours and 18 minutes. It is 2 hours and 43 minutes longer than next lunation 893 length.
Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 34 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 29 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This lunation true anomaly is ∠190.8°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠217.4°. 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°).
8 days after point of perigee on 3 March 2072 at 18:40 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 3 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 16 March 2072 at 05:25 in ♒ Aquarius.
Moon is 397 687 km (247 111 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 3 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 956 km (252 249 mi).
7 days after its ascending node on 4 March 2072 at 21:20 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 6 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 18 March 2072 at 21:48 in ♓ Pisces.
7 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.
At 13:34 on this date the Moon is meeting its South standstill point, when it will reach southern declination of ∠-18.269°. This is the year's southernmost lunar standstill of 2072. Next 14 days the lunar orbit will move in opposite northward direction to face North declination of ∠18.306° in its northern standstill point on 27 March 2072 at 02:22 in ♋ Cancer.
After 7 days on 19 March 2072 at 20:21 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.