Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 19 March 2034 Sunday is Waning Crescent, 28 days old Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2034 | March 2034

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

Waning Crescent 1% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 1% and getting smaller. The 28 days old Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

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Moon phase and lunation details

6 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 6 days on 13 March 2034 at 06:45.

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 ∠16° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1937"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.5% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1937" and ∠1927".

Pink Moon after 15 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2034 after 15 days on 3 April 2034 at 19:19.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Pisces ♓ on 20 March 2034 at 10:14
  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 27 March 2034 at 01:18
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 3 April 2034 at 19:19
  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 11 April 2034 at 22:45

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 422 / 1375

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 422 of Meeus index or 1375 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.46 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 11 hours and 4 minutes. It is 1 hour and 53 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 shorter than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 1 hour and 40 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 4 hours and 29 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠317.3°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠317.3°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠337.6°.

Moon before apogee

9 days after point of apogee on 9 March 2034 at 16:05 in ♏ Scorpio. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 2 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 21 March 2034 at 18:12 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 369 987 km

The Moon is 369 987 km (229 899 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 2 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 359 963 km (223 671 mi).

Moon before descending node

12 days after ascending node on 6 March 2034 at 14:21 in ♍ Virgo. 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 20 March 2034 at 15:22 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

12 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.

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Moon after southern standstill

5 days since the previous standstill on 13 March 2034 at 19:10 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-18.147°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 7 days to face maximum declination of ∠18.139° at the point of next northern standstill on 26 March 2034 at 12:34 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 1 day

In 1 day on 20 March 2034 at 10:14 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.

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