Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 16 March 2091 Friday is Waning Crescent, 26 days old Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2091 | March 2091

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

Waning Crescent 12% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 12% and getting smaller. The 26 days old Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 4 days on 12 March 2091 at 07:02.

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 ♒ Aquarius

Moon is passing about ∠16° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1816"

Lunar disc appears visually 6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1816" and ∠1928".

Pink Moon after 18 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2091 after 18 days on 4 April 2091 at 01:31.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Pisces ♓ on 20 March 2091 at 03:45
  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 28 March 2091 at 06:31
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 4 April 2091 at 01:31
  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 10 April 2091 at 18:45

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 1127 / 2080

The Moon is 26 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1127 of Meeus index or 2080 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.75 days

Length of current 1127 lunation is 29 days, 18 hours and 7 minutes. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2091. It is 33 minutes longer than next lunation 1128 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 23 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 40 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠137.9°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠137.9°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠165.8°. 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 before apogee

9 days after point of perigee on 6 March 2091 at 16:02 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 5 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 21 March 2091 at 17:48 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 394 627 km

Moon is 394 627 km (245 210 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 5 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 436 km (252 548 mi).

Moon before descending node

11 days after its ascending node on 5 March 2091 at 10:19 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 2 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 18 March 2091 at 15:30 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

11 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

3 days after previous South standstill on 13 March 2091 at 06:18 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-18.480°. Next 11 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠18.531° in the next northern standstill on 28 March 2091 at 00:55 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 3 days

After 3 days on 20 March 2091 at 03:45 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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