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Moon phase on 21 March 2080 Thursday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2080 | March 2080

New Moon phase
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Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

New Moon

New Moon is the lunar phase on . Surface of the Moon disc is not illuminated. The 1 day young Moon is in ♈ Aries.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 21 March 2080 at 12:06 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at sunrise and sets at sunset. It's part facing the Earth is completely in shadow.

Moon is entering ♈ Aries

Moon is passing first ∠2° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1841" and ∠1925".

Pink Moon after 13 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2080 after 13 days on 4 April 2080 at 11:24.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 28 March 2080 at 14:32
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 4 April 2080 at 11:24
  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 12 April 2080 at 06:49
  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 20 April 2080 at 01:00

Spring tide

There is high New Moon ocean tide on this date. Combined Sun and Moon gravitational tidal force working on Earth is strong, because of the Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.

New lunation 992 / 1945

At 12:06 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 992 of Meeus index or 1945 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.54 days

29 days, 12 hours and 54 minutes is the length of new lunation 992. It is 2 hours and 57 minutes longer than next lunation 993 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 10 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 53 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠264.5°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠264.5°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠298.1°. 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

6 days after point of apogee on 15 March 2080 at 06:06 in ♑ Capricorn. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 8 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 30 March 2080 at 10:45 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 389 240 km

Moon is 389 240 km (241 863 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 8 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 369 233 km (229 431 mi).

Moon before ascending node

13 days after its descending node on 7 March 2080 at 20:50 in ♎ Libra, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 22 March 2080 at 08:10 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

26 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before northern standstill

7 days after previous South standstill on 14 March 2080 at 04:33 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.568°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.594° in the next northern standstill on 28 March 2080 at 03:44 in ♋ Cancer.

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Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy

The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.

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