Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 6 March 2089 Sunday is Waning Crescent, 24 days old Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2089 | March 2089

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

Waning Crescent 29% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 29% and getting smaller. The 24 days old Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 2 days on 4 March 2089 at 05:05.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.

Moon in ♑ Capricorn

Moon is passing about ∠12° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1769"

Lunar disc appears visually 8.9% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1769" and ∠1933".

Worm Moon after 19 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2089 after 19 days on 26 March 2089 at 09:20.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Pisces ♓ on 12 March 2089 at 08:24
  • First Quarter in Gemini ♊ on 19 March 2089 at 15:30
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 26 March 2089 at 09:20
  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 3 April 2089 at 00:36

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 1102 / 2055

The Moon is 24 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1102 of Meeus index or 2055 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.71 days

Length of current 1102 lunation is 29 days, 17 hours and 8 minutes. It is 2 hours and 46 minutes longer than next lunation 1103 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 24 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 39 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠211.9°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠211.9°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠244.3°. 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 apogee

11 days after point of perigee on 23 February 2089 at 04:43 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next day, until it get to the point of next apogee on 7 March 2089 at 02:34 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 405 129 km

Moon is 405 129 km (251 735 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next day until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 275 km (251 826 mi).

Moon after ascending node

6 days after its ascending node on 27 February 2089 at 20:38 in ♎ Libra, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 7 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 14 March 2089 at 09:03 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

6 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

1 day after previous South standstill on 5 March 2089 at 03:03 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-18.545°. Next 12 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠18.481° in the next northern standstill on 19 March 2089 at 08:14 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 5 days

After 5 days on 12 March 2089 at 08:24 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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