Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 2 March 2090 Thursday is Waxing Crescent, 1 day young Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2090 | March 2090

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

Waxing Crescent 1% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 1% and growing larger. The 1 day young Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 1 day on 1 March 2090 at 09:46.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon in ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing about ∠24° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1775"

Lunar disc appears visually 8.7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1775" and ∠1935".

Worm Moon after 13 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2090 after 13 days on 15 March 2090 at 23:42.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Gemini ♊ on 9 March 2090 at 08:20
  • Full Moon in Virgo ♍ on 15 March 2090 at 23:42
  • Last Quarter in Sagittarius ♐ on 22 March 2090 at 22:55
  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 31 March 2090 at 03:48

Moderate tide

There is medium ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at very acute angle, so their combined tidal force is moderate.

Lunation 1115 / 2068

The Moon is 1 day young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1115 of Meeus index or 2068 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.75 days

Length of current 1115 lunation is 29 days, 18 hours and 2 minutes. It is 2 hours and 38 minutes longer than next lunation 1116 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 18 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 45 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠188.4°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠188.4°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠214.3°. 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 after apogee

2 days after point of apogee on 28 February 2090 at 10:33 in ♒ Aquarius. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 12 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 15 March 2090 at 05:23 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 403 908 km

Moon is 403 908 km (250 977 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 12 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 357 829 km (222 345 mi).

Moon in descending node

Moon is in descending node in ♓ Pisces at 23:32 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from North to South. Moon will follow the southern part of its orbit for the next 13 days to meet ascending node on 16 March 2090 at 06:10 in ♍ Virgo.

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Draconic month

13 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is moving from the middle to the last part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

7 days after previous South standstill on 23 February 2090 at 11:00 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-18.192°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠18.146° in the next northern standstill on 10 March 2090 at 03:48 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 13 days

After 13 days on 15 March 2090 at 23:42 in ♍ Virgo, 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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