Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 28 March 2090 Tuesday is Waning Crescent, 27 days old Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2090 | March 2090

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

Waning Crescent 6% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 6% and getting smaller. The 27 days old Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 5 days on 22 March 2090 at 22:55.

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 ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing about ∠9° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1768"

Lunar disc appears visually 8.3% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1768" and ∠1922".

Pink Moon after 16 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2090 after 16 days on 14 April 2090 at 09:22.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 31 March 2090 at 03:48
  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 7 April 2090 at 17:56
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 14 April 2090 at 09:22
  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 21 April 2090 at 15:50

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 27 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final 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

1 day after point of apogee on 27 March 2090 at 18:35 in ♒ Aquarius. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 15 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 12 April 2090 at 12:39 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 405 444 km

Moon is 405 444 km (251 931 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 15 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 361 767 km (224 792 mi).

Moon before descending node

12 days after its ascending node on 16 March 2090 at 06:10 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 30 March 2090 at 05:59 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon after southern standstill

5 days after previous South standstill on 22 March 2090 at 18:06 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-18.136°. Next 8 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠18.167° in the next northern standstill on 6 April 2090 at 10:07 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 2 days

After 2 days on 31 March 2090 at 03:48 in ♈ Aries, 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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