Crescent ♒ Aquarius
Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 3 days on 7 March 2010 at 15:42.
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 passing first ∠3° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 8.7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1771" and ∠1931".
Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2010 after 18 days on 30 March 2010 at 02:25.
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.
The Moon is 25 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 125 of Meeus index or 1078 from Brown series.
The length of the lunation is 29 days, 18 hours and 10 minutes. It is 2 hours and 42 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 5 hours and 26 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 1 hour and 37 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.
At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠188.9°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠215.2°.
11 days after point of perigee on 27 February 2010 at 21:40 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next day, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 12 March 2010 at 10:07 in ♒ Aquarius.
The Moon is 404 744 km (251 496 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next day until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 406 011 km (252 284 mi).
1 day after ascending node on 10 March 2010 at 08:07 in ♑ Capricorn. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 13 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 24 March 2010 at 13:05 in ♋ Cancer.
1 day since the beginning of current draconic month in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.
3 days since the previous standstill on 7 March 2010 at 21:18 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-25.566°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 11 days to face maximum declination of ∠25.420° at the point of next northern standstill on 22 March 2010 at 12:15 in ♊ Gemini.
In 4 days on 15 March 2010 at 21:01 in ♓ Pisces the Moon is going to be in a New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and thus forming the next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.