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Moon phase on 10 March 2081 Monday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2081 | March 2081

New Moon phase
New Moon phase
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 ♓ Pisces.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 10 March 2081 at 15:16 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 in ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing about ∠19° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1775" and ∠1931".

Worm Moon after 14 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2081 after 14 days on 25 March 2081 at 00:29.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Gemini ♊ on 18 March 2081 at 09:27
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 25 March 2081 at 00:29
  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 1 April 2081 at 03:35
  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 9 April 2081 at 08:15

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 1004 / 1957

At 15:17 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 1004 of Meeus index or 1957 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.71 days

29 days, 16 hours and 58 minutes is the length of new lunation 1004. It is 3 hours and 4 minutes longer than next lunation 1005 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 14 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 49 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠202.2°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠202.2°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠231.2°. 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 8 March 2081 at 06:10 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 23 March 2081 at 16:38 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 403 849 km

Moon is 403 849 km (250 940 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 13 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 359 723 km (223 522 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♓ Pisces at 22:30 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 24 March 2081 at 07:17 in ♍ Virgo.

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New draconic month

At 22:30 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.


Moon after southern standstill

6 days after previous South standstill on 3 March 2081 at 19:02 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.668°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.673° in the next northern standstill on 18 March 2081 at 10:34 in ♊ Gemini.

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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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