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Moon phase on 2 March 2098 Sunday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2098 | March 2098

New Moon phase
New Moon phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

New Moon

New Moon is the lunar phase on . Surface of the Moon disc is not illuminated. The 1 day young Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 3 March 2098 at 04:02 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at sunrise and sets at sunset. It's part facing the Earth is completely in shadow.

Moon in ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing about ∠5° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1788" and ∠1935".

Worm Moon after 14 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2098 after 14 days on 17 March 2098 at 07:43.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Pisces ♓ on 3 March 2098 at 04:02
  • First Quarter in Gemini ♊ on 10 March 2098 at 16:01
  • Full Moon in Virgo ♍ on 17 March 2098 at 07:43
  • Last Quarter in Sagittarius ♐ on 24 March 2098 at 18:26

Spring tide

There is high New Moon ocean tide on this date. Combined Sun and Moon gravitational tidal force working on Earth is strong, because of the Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.

New lunation 1213 / 2166

At 09:54 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 1213 of Meeus index or 2166 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.76 days

29 days, 18 hours and 8 minutes is the length of new lunation 1213. It is 2 hours and 23 minutes longer than next lunation 1214 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 24 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 39 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠197°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠197°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠225.5°. 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

3 days after point of apogee on 27 February 2098 at 00:05 in ♑ Capricorn. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 12 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 14 March 2098 at 23:15 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 400 900 km

Moon is 400 900 km (249 108 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 12 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 363 603 km (225 932 mi).

Moon before ascending node

10 days after its descending node on 19 February 2098 at 21:18 in ♎ Libra, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 3 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 6 March 2098 at 10:58 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

23 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

5 days after previous South standstill on 25 February 2098 at 10:08 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.136°. Next 9 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.231° in the next northern standstill on 11 March 2098 at 15:13 in ♊ Gemini.

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Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy

The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.

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