Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 25 March 2027 Thursday is Waning Gibbous, 18 days old Moon is in Scorpio.

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Waning Gibbous phase
Waning Gibbous phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Waning Gibbous 89% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 89% and getting smaller. The 18 days old Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 3 days on 22 March 2027 at 10:44.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the evening and sets in the morning. It is visible to the southwest and it is high in the sky after midnight.

Moon in ♏ Scorpio

Moon is passing about ∠13° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1833"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.8% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1833" and ∠1924".

Worm Moon before 3 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2027 after 26 days on 20 April 2027 at 22:27.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 30 March 2027 at 00:54
  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 6 April 2027 at 23:51
  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 13 April 2027 at 22:57
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 20 April 2027 at 22:27

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 336 / 1289

The Moon is 18 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 336 of Meeus index or 1289 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.6 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 14 hours and 22 minutes. It is 3 hours and 15 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°).

Lunation length longer than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 1 hour and 38 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 5 hours and 25 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠242.4°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠242.4°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠278.5°.

Moon before perigee

6 days after point of perigee on 19 March 2027 at 04:31 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 5 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 31 March 2027 at 01:33 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 390 939 km

The Moon is 390 939 km (242 918 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 5 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 404 331 km (251 240 mi).

Moon after descending node

5 days after descending node on 19 March 2027 at 13:05 in ♌ Leo. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 7 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 2 April 2027 at 10:17 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Draconic month

19 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.

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Moon before southern standstill

9 days since the previous standstill on 15 March 2027 at 14:15 in ♊ Gemini when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠27.611°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 3 days to face maximum declination of ∠-27.526° at the point of next southern standstill on 28 March 2027 at 17:43 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 12 days

In 12 days on 6 April 2027 at 23:51 in ♈ Aries 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.

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