Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 5 March 2100 Friday is Waning Crescent, 24 days old Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2100 | March 2100

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

Waning Crescent 27% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 27% and getting smaller. The 24 days old Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 2 days on 3 March 2100 at 06:11.

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 ∠13° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1882"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1882" and ∠1934".

Worm Moon after 20 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2100 after 20 days on 26 March 2100 at 01:05.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Pisces ♓ on 10 March 2100 at 22:28
  • First Quarter in Gemini ♊ on 19 March 2100 at 02:58
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 26 March 2100 at 01:05
  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 1 April 2100 at 16:35

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 1238 / 2191

The Moon is 24 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1238 of Meeus index or 2191 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.73 days

Length of current 1238 lunation is 29 days, 17 hours and 34 minutes. It is 14 minutes shorter than next lunation 1239 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 50 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 13 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠119.1°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠119.1°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠151.4°. 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

7 days after point of perigee on 26 February 2100 at 05:17 in ♍ Virgo. 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 13 March 2100 at 21:09 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 380 792 km

Moon is 380 792 km (236 613 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 8 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 110 km (252 345 mi).

Moon before ascending node

8 days after its descending node on 25 February 2100 at 09:12 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 5 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 10 March 2100 at 16:27 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

22 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

1 day after previous South standstill on 4 March 2100 at 09:17 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.575°. Next 13 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.566° in the next northern standstill on 19 March 2100 at 01:51 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 5 days

After 5 days on 10 March 2100 at 22:28 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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