Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 7 March 2036 Friday is Waxing Gibbous, 9 days young Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2036 | March 2036

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

Waxing Gibbous 70% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 70% and growing larger. The 9 days young Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 1 day on 5 March 2036 at 16:49.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the afternoon and sets after midnight to early morning. It is visible to the southeast in early evening and it is up for most of the night.

Moon in ♋ Cancer

Moon is passing about ∠11° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1970"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.9% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1970" and ∠1933".

Worm Moon after 4 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2036 after 4 days on 12 March 2036 at 09:09.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Virgo ♍ on 12 March 2036 at 09:09
  • Last Quarter in Sagittarius ♐ on 19 March 2036 at 18:39
  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 27 March 2036 at 20:57
  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 4 April 2036 at 00:03

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 447 / 1400

The Moon is 9 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 447 of Meeus index or 1400 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.66 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 57 minutes. It is 3 hours and 21 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 3 hours and 13 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 3 hours and 50 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠223.9°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠223.9°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠258.5°.

Moon before apogee

13 days after point of apogee on 23 February 2036 at 03:15 in ♑ Capricorn. 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 10 March 2036 at 02:38 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 363 877 km

The Moon is 363 877 km (226 103 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 2 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 363 380 km (225 794 mi).

Moon before ascending node

10 days after descending node on 26 February 2036 at 05:24 in ♒ Aquarius. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 3 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 10 March 2036 at 13:58 in ♌ Leo.

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Draconic month

24 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♌ Leo, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.

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Moon at northern standstill

At 07:25 the Moon is meeting its standstill point to reach North declination of ∠19.281°. Over the next 13 days the lunar orbit is going to extend southward to face maximum declination of ∠-19.336° at the point of next standstill in ♑ Capricorn on 20 March 2036 at 12:11.

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Syzygy in 4 days

In 4 days on 12 March 2036 at 09:09 in ♍ Virgo the Moon is going to be in a Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and thus forming the next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy alignment.

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