Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 26 March 2080 Tuesday is Waxing Crescent, 5 days young Moon is in Gemini.

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Lunar calendar 2080 | March 2080

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

Waxing Crescent 27% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 27% and growing larger. The 5 days young Moon is in ♊ Gemini.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 4 days on 21 March 2080 at 12:06.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon in ♊ Gemini

Moon is passing about ∠9° of ♊ Gemini tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1950"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.4% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1950" and ∠1923".

Pink Moon after 8 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2080 after 8 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

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 992 / 1945

The Moon is 5 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 992 of Meeus index or 1945 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.54 days

Length of current 992 lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 54 minutes. 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 before perigee

11 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 3 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 367 640 km

Moon is 367 640 km (228 441 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 3 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 369 233 km (229 431 mi).

Moon after ascending node

4 days after its ascending node on 22 March 2080 at 08:10 in ♈ Aries, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 8 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 4 April 2080 at 06:19 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before northern standstill

12 days after previous South standstill on 14 March 2080 at 04:33 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.568°. Next day 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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Syzygy in 8 days

After 8 days on 4 April 2080 at 11:24 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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