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Moon phase on 22 March 2099 Sunday is New Moon, less than 1 day young Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2099 | March 2099

New Moon phase
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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 less than 1 day young Moon is in ♈ Aries.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 21 March 2099 at 22:46 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 ♈ Aries

Moon is passing about ∠8° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1779" and ∠1925".

Pink Moon after 13 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2099 after 13 days on 5 April 2099 at 08:37.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • 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
  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 20 April 2099 at 15:30

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 1227 / 2180

At 22:46 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 1227 of Meeus index or 2180 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.7 days

29 days, 16 hours and 43 minutes is the length of new lunation 1227. It is 2 hours and 56 minutes longer than next lunation 1228 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 59 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 4 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠199.5°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠199.5°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠227.5°. 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

2 days after point of apogee on 19 March 2099 at 19:55 in ♓ Pisces. 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 4 April 2099 at 03:23 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 402 975 km

Moon is 402 975 km (250 397 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 12 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 359 339 km (223 283 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♈ Aries at 06:44 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 13 days to meet descending node on 4 April 2099 at 16:08 in ♍ Virgo.

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New draconic month

At 06:44 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.


Moon before northern standstill

8 days after previous South standstill on 14 March 2099 at 09:20 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.667°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.678° in the next northern standstill on 29 March 2099 at 02:47 in ♋ Cancer.

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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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