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Moon phase on 11 March 2032 Thursday 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 ∠1954" and ∠1931".
Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2032 after 15 days on 27 March 2032 at 00:46.
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 16:25 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 398 of Meeus index or 1351 from Brown series.
29 days, 10 hours and 15 minutes is the length of new lunation 398. It is 41 minutes shorter than next lunation 399 length.
Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 29 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 40 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠23.4°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠44.4°. 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°).
1 day after point of perigee on 10 March 2032 at 06:54 in ♓ Pisces. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 10 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 22 March 2032 at 08:27 in ♌ Leo.
Moon is 366 762 km (227 895 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 10 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 454 km (251 937 mi).
8 days after its ascending node on 2 March 2032 at 12:11 in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 3 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 15 March 2032 at 02:16 in ♉ Taurus.
8 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.
6 days after previous South standstill on 5 March 2032 at 11:40 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-19.866°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠19.775° in the next northern standstill on 18 March 2032 at 04:54 in ♊ Gemini.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.