Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 12 March 2100 Friday is Waxing Crescent, 1 day young Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2100 | March 2100

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

Waxing Crescent 2% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 2% and growing larger. The 1 day young Moon is in ♈ Aries.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 1 day on 10 March 2100 at 22:28.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.

Moon in ♈ Aries

Moon is passing about ∠9° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1770"

Lunar disc appears visually 8.7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1770" and ∠1931".

Worm Moon after 13 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2100 after 13 days on 26 March 2100 at 01:05.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • 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
  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 9 April 2100 at 16:16

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 1239 / 2192

The Moon is 1 day young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1239 of Meeus index or 2192 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.74 days

Length of current 1239 lunation is 29 days, 17 hours and 48 minutes. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2100. It is 1 hour and 11 minutes longer than next lunation 1240 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 4 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 59 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠151.4°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠151.4°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠176.6°. 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

14 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 day, 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 405 022 km

Moon is 405 022 km (251 669 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next day until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 110 km (252 345 mi).

Moon after ascending node

1 day after its ascending node on 10 March 2100 at 16:27 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 12 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 24 March 2100 at 20:18 in ♍ Virgo.

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Draconic month

1 day after beginning of current draconic month in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon before northern standstill

8 days after previous South standstill on 4 March 2100 at 09:17 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.575°. Next 6 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 13 days

After 13 days on 26 March 2100 at 01:05 in ♎ Libra, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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