Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 12 March 2095 Saturday is Waxing Crescent, 7 days young Moon is in Gemini.

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Lunar calendar 2095 | March 2095

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

Waxing Crescent 44% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 44% and growing larger. The 7 days young Moon is in ♊ Gemini.

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Moon phase and lunation details

6 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 6 days on 6 March 2095 at 07:39.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon in ♊ Gemini

Moon is passing about ∠16° of ♊ Gemini tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1891"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.1% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1891" and ∠1930".

Worm Moon after 8 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2095 after 8 days on 21 March 2095 at 01:10.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Gemini ♊ on 13 March 2095 at 00:18
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 21 March 2095 at 01:10
  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 29 March 2095 at 00:54
  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 4 April 2095 at 16:36

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 1177 / 2130

The Moon is 7 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1177 of Meeus index or 2130 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.37 days

Length of current 1177 lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 57 minutes. It is 27 minutes longer than next lunation 1178 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 47 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 22 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠354°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠354°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠9.2°. 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 after perigee

5 days after point of perigee on 6 March 2095 at 16:04 in ♓ Pisces. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 8 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 20 March 2095 at 17:48 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 379 066 km

Moon is 379 066 km (235 541 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 8 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 502 km (252 589 mi).

Moon before ascending node

11 days after its descending node on 28 February 2095 at 16:51 in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 13 March 2095 at 02:33 in ♊ Gemini.

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Draconic month

26 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♊ Gemini, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before northern standstill

10 days after previous South standstill on 1 March 2095 at 21:20 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-24.337°. Next day the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠24.438° in the next northern standstill on 14 March 2095 at 10:35 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 8 days

After 8 days on 21 March 2095 at 01:10 in ♎ Libra, 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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