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Moon phase on 13 March 2099 Friday is Last Quarter, 21 days old Moon is in Sagittarius.

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Lunar calendar 2099 | March 2099

Last Quarter phase
Last Quarter phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Last Quarter 53% illuminated

Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 53% and getting smaller. The 21 days old Moon is in ♐ Sagittarius.

* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 13 March 2099 at 19:00 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at midnight and sets at noon. It is visible to the south in the morning.

Moon in ♐ Sagittarius

Moon is passing about ∠20° of ♐ Sagittarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1853"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.1% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1853" and ∠1930".

Pink Moon after 22 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2099 after 22 days on 5 April 2099 at 08:37.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Pisces ♓ on 21 March 2099 at 22:46
  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 29 March 2099 at 17:38
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 5 April 2099 at 08:37
  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 12 April 2099 at 10:47

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 1226 / 2179

The Moon is 21 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1226 of Meeus index or 2179 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.78 days

Length of current 1226 lunation is 29 days, 18 hours and 41 minutes. It is 1 hour and 58 minutes longer than next lunation 1227 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 57 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 6 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠175.1°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠175.1°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠199.5°. 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 before apogee

6 days after point of perigee on 6 March 2099 at 16:59 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 6 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 19 March 2099 at 19:55 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 386 792 km

Moon is 386 792 km (240 341 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 6 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 404 km (252 528 mi).

Moon after descending node

5 days after its descending node on 8 March 2099 at 04:56 in ♎ Libra, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 8 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 22 March 2099 at 06:44 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

18 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 before southern standstill

11 days after previous North standstill on 1 March 2099 at 19:54 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.627°. Next day the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.667° in the next southern standstill on 14 March 2099 at 09:20 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 8 days

After 8 days on 21 March 2099 at 22:46 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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