Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 29 March 2033 Tuesday is Waning Crescent, 28 days old Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2033 | March 2033

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

Waning Crescent 2% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 2% and getting smaller. The 28 days old Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 5 days on 24 March 2033 at 01:50.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.

Moon in ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing about ∠21° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1973"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.6% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1973" and ∠1921".

Pink Moon after 16 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2033 after 16 days on 14 April 2033 at 19:17.

Upcoming main Moon phases

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 410 / 1363

The Moon is 28 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 410 of Meeus index or 1363 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.39 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 28 minutes. It is 33 minutes longer than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to increasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at apogee (∠180°).

Lunation length shorter than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 3 hours and 16 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 2 hours and 53 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠353°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠353°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠8.3°.

Moon before apogee

13 days after point of apogee on 15 March 2033 at 22:00 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next day, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 30 March 2033 at 06:09 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 363 358 km

The Moon is 363 358 km (225 780 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next day until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 357 444 km (222 105 mi).

Moon before descending node

11 days after ascending node on 18 March 2033 at 05:18 in ♎ Libra. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following day, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 31 March 2033 at 11:09 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

11 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.

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Moon after southern standstill

6 days since the previous standstill on 23 March 2033 at 08:32 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-18.613°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 6 days to face maximum declination of ∠18.590° at the point of next northern standstill on 4 April 2033 at 20:56 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 1 day

In 1 day on 30 March 2033 at 17:52 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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