Moon* ♓ Pisces
Moon phase on 18 March 2007 Sunday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Pisces.Share this page: twitter facebook linkedin
Moon rises at sunrise and sets at sunset. It's part facing the Earth is completely in shadow.
Moon is passing about ∠19° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1961" and ∠1928".
Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2007 after 15 days on 2 April 2007 at 17:15.
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.
At 16:14 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 88 of Meeus index or 1041 from Brown series.
29 days, 10 hours and 28 minutes is the length of new lunation 88. It is 1 hour and 35 minutes longer than next lunation 89 length.
Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 16 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 53 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.
This lunation true anomaly is ∠331.4°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠348.7°. 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°).
11 days after point of apogee on 7 March 2007 at 03:37 in ♎ Libra. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next day, until it get to the point of next perigee on 19 March 2007 at 18:39 in ♈ Aries.
Moon is 365 496 km (227 109 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 357 816 km (222 337 mi).
Moon is in ascending node in ♓ Pisces at 07:40 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 12 days to meet descending node on 31 March 2007 at 11:41 in ♍ Virgo.
At 07:40 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.
5 days after previous South standstill on 12 March 2007 at 16:11 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.608°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.582° in the next northern standstill on 25 March 2007 at 05:37 in ♊ Gemini.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.