Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 4 March 2035 Sunday is Waning Crescent, 24 days old Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2035 | March 2035

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

Waning Crescent 28% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 28% and getting smaller. The 24 days old Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 2 days on 2 March 2035 at 03:01.

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 ♑ Capricorn

Moon is passing about ∠10° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1777"

Lunar disc appears visually 8.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1777" and ∠1935".

Worm Moon after 19 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2035 after 19 days on 23 March 2035 at 22:42.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Pisces ♓ on 9 March 2035 at 23:09
  • First Quarter in Gemini ♊ on 16 March 2035 at 20:15
  • Full Moon in Virgo ♍ on 23 March 2035 at 22:42
  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 31 March 2035 at 23:06

Neap tide

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.

Lunation 434 / 1387

The Moon is 24 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 434 of Meeus index or 1387 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.62 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 14 hours and 47 minutes. It is 2 hours and 59 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 2 hours and 3 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 5 hours shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠255.7°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠255.7°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠291.6°.

Moon after apogee

2 days after point of apogee on 2 March 2035 at 09:34 in ♐ Sagittarius. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 10 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 15 March 2035 at 01:35 in ♊ Gemini.

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Distance to Moon 403 302 km

The Moon is 403 302 km (250 600 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 10 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 369 413 km (229 543 mi).

Moon before descending node

9 days after ascending node on 23 February 2035 at 04:20 in ♍ Virgo. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 5 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 9 March 2035 at 15:01 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

9 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 at southern standstill

At 01:09 the Moon is meeting its standstill point to reach South declination of ∠-18.382°. This is the year's southernmost lunar standstill of 2035. Over the next 12 days the lunar orbit is going to extend northward to face maximum declination of ∠18.394° at the point of next standstill in ♋ Cancer on 17 March 2035 at 10:06.

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Syzygy in 5 days

In 5 days on 9 March 2035 at 23:09 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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