Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 23 March 2083 Tuesday is Waxing Crescent, 5 days young Moon is in Taurus.

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Lunar calendar 2083 | March 2083

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

Waxing Crescent 22% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 22% and growing larger. The 5 days young Moon is in ♉ Taurus.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 5 days on 18 March 2083 at 09:56.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon in ♉ Taurus

Moon is leaving the last ∠1° of ♉ Taurus tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♊ Gemini later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1769"

Lunar disc appears visually 8.4% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1769" and ∠1925".

Pink Moon after 10 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2083 after 10 days on 2 April 2083 at 18:07.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 26 March 2083 at 13:47
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 2 April 2083 at 18:07
  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 9 April 2083 at 08:31
  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 17 April 2083 at 02:09

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 1029 / 1982

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 1029 of Meeus index or 1982 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.68 days

Length of current 1029 lunation is 29 days, 16 hours and 13 minutes. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2083. It is 9 minutes longer than next lunation 1030 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 29 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 34 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠126.4°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠126.4°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠156.3°. 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 apogee

Moon is reaching point of apogee on this date at 01:37, this is 15 days after last perigee on 7 March 2083 at 02:14 in ♎ Libra. Lunar orbit is starting to get closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth for 11 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next perigee on 4 April 2083 at 03:43 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 405 448 km

This apogee Moon is 405 448 km (251 934 mi) away from Earth. It is 40 km farther than the mean apogee distance, but it is still 1 261 km closer than the farthest apogee of 21st century.

Moon before descending node

8 days after its ascending node on 15 March 2083 at 05:07 in ♒ Aquarius, 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 29 March 2083 at 18:06 in ♌ Leo.

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Draconic month

8 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♒ Aquarius, 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 11 March 2083 at 05:07 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-27.406°. Next 2 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠27.306° in the next northern standstill on 25 March 2083 at 12:42 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 10 days

After 10 days on 2 April 2083 at 18:07 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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