Crescent ♈ Aries
Moon rises at sunrise and sets at sunset. It's part facing the Earth is completely in shadow.
Moon is passing first ∠4° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1861" and ∠1923".
Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2009 after 14 days on 9 April 2009 at 14:56.
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 16:06 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 114 of Meeus index or 1067 from Brown series.
The length of the lunation is 29 days, 11 hours and 17 minutes. It is 2 hours and 29 minutes longer than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to decreasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).
The length of the current synodic month is 1 hour and 27 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 4 hours and 42 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.
The true anomaly is ∠282.4°. At the beginning of the next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠311.7°.
6 days after point of apogee on 19 March 2009 at 13:16 in ♑ Capricorn. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 6 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 2 April 2009 at 02:31 in ♋ Cancer.
The Moon is 385 254 km (239 386 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 6 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 370 014 km (229 916 mi).
4 days after ascending node on 22 March 2009 at 02:12 in ♒ Aquarius. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 8 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 4 April 2009 at 07:22 in ♌ Leo.
4 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.
8 days since the previous standstill on 18 March 2009 at 05:07 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-26.896°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 5 days to face maximum declination of ∠26.780° at the point of next northern standstill on 1 April 2009 at 02:50 in ♊ Gemini.
The Moon is in a New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and thus forming Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.