Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 21 March 2093 Saturday is Waning Crescent, 23 days old Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2093 | March 2093

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

Waning Crescent 36% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 36% and getting smaller. The 23 days old Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 1 day on 20 March 2093 at 04:57.

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 ∠19° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1971"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.3% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1971" and ∠1925".

Pink Moon after 21 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2093 after 21 days on 11 April 2093 at 16:35.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 27 March 2093 at 03:18
  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 3 April 2093 at 23:46
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 11 April 2093 at 16:35
  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 18 April 2093 at 11:20

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 1152 / 2105

The Moon is 23 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1152 of Meeus index or 2105 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.51 days

Length of current 1152 lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 12 minutes. It is 42 minutes shorter than next lunation 1153 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 32 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 37 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠43.9°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠43.9°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠73.1°. 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 in perigee

Moon is reaching point of perigee on this date at 10:04, this is 14 days after last apogee on 6 March 2093 at 14:56 in ♊ Gemini. Lunar orbit is starting to get wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth for 12 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next apogee on 3 April 2093 at 11:21 in ♋ Cancer.

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Distance to Moon 369 821 km

This perigee Moon is 369 821 km (229 796 mi) away from Earth. It is 7 313 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 535 km farther than the closest perigee of 21st century.

Moon before descending node

12 days after its ascending node on 9 March 2093 at 06:15 in ♌ Leo, 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 22 March 2093 at 12:52 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Draconic month

12 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♌ Leo, 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 20 March 2093 at 23:15 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-21.054°. Next 13 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠21.174° in the next northern standstill on 3 April 2093 at 16:04 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 5 days

After 5 days on 27 March 2093 at 03:18 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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