Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 9 March 2100 Tuesday is Waning Crescent, 28 days old Moon is in Pisces.

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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 2% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 2% and getting smaller. The 28 days old Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

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Moon phase and lunation details

6 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 6 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 is entering ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing first ∠3° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1800"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.1% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1800" and ∠1932".

Worm Moon after 16 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2100 after 16 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

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 1238 / 2191

The Moon is 28 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 before apogee

11 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 4 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 398 251 km

Moon is 398 251 km (247 462 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 4 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 110 km (252 345 mi).

Moon before ascending node

12 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 day, 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

26 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

5 days after previous South standstill on 4 March 2100 at 09:17 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.575°. Next 9 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 1 day

After 1 day 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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