Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 7 March 2083 Sunday is Waning Gibbous, 18 days old Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2083 | March 2083

Waning Gibbous phase
Waning Gibbous phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Waning Gibbous 87% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 87% and getting smaller. The 18 days old Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 3 days on 4 March 2083 at 07:34.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the evening and sets in the morning. It is visible to the southwest and it is high in the sky after midnight.

Moon is entering ♏ Scorpio

Moon is passing first ∠0° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1968"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.8% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1968" and ∠1933".

Worm Moon before 3 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2083 after 26 days on 2 April 2083 at 18:07.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Sagittarius ♐ on 11 March 2083 at 00:10
  • New Moon in Pisces ♓ on 18 March 2083 at 09:56
  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 26 March 2083 at 13:47
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 2 April 2083 at 18:07

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 1028 / 1981

The Moon is 18 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1028 of Meeus index or 1981 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.65 days

Length of current 1028 lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 41 minutes. It is 32 minutes shorter than next lunation 1029 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 57 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 6 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠89.1°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠89.1°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠126.4°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep increasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of apogee (∠180°).

Moon in perigee

Moon is reaching point of perigee on this date at 02:14, this is 11 days after last apogee on 23 February 2083 at 07:16 in ♉ Taurus. Lunar orbit is starting to get wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth for 15 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next apogee on 23 March 2083 at 01:37 in ♉ Taurus.

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Distance to Moon 365 030 km

This perigee Moon is 365 030 km (226 819 mi) away from Earth. It is 2 522 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 5 326 km farther than the closest perigee of 21st century.

Moon after descending node

5 days after its descending node on 2 March 2083 at 10:14 in ♌ Leo, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 7 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 15 March 2083 at 05:07 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before southern standstill

9 days after previous North standstill on 26 February 2083 at 04:43 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠27.467°. Next 3 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-27.406° in the next southern standstill on 11 March 2083 at 05:07 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 10 days

After 10 days on 18 March 2083 at 09:56 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.

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