Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 18 March 2091 Sunday is Waning Crescent, 28 days old Moon is in Pisces.

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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 2% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 2% and getting smaller. The 28 days old Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

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Moon phase and lunation details

6 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 6 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 ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing about ∠10° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1786"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1786" and ∠1927".

Pink Moon after 16 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2091 after 16 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

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 1127 / 2080

The Moon is 28 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

11 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 3 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 401 425 km

Moon is 401 425 km (249 434 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 3 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 436 km (252 548 mi).

Moon in descending node

Moon is in descending node in ♓ Pisces at 15:30 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from North to South. Moon will follow the southern part of its orbit for the next 14 days to meet ascending node on 1 April 2091 at 21:03 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

5 days after previous South standstill on 13 March 2091 at 06:18 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-18.480°. Next 9 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 1 day

After 1 day 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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