Moon ♈ Aries
Moon phase on 24 March 2039 Thursday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Aries.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 first ∠1° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1817" and ∠1924".
Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2039 after 15 days on 9 April 2039 at 02:53.
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 17:59 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 485 of Meeus index or 1438 from Brown series.
29 days, 15 hours and 35 minutes is the length of new lunation 485. It is 28 minutes shorter than next lunation 486 length.
Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 51 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 12 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠120.7°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠151.8°. 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°).
10 days after point of perigee on 13 March 2039 at 18:38 in ♎ Libra. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 5 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 29 March 2039 at 17:29 in ♉ Taurus.
Moon is 394 487 km (245 123 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 5 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 124 km (251 732 mi).
7 days after its descending node on 17 March 2039 at 10:05 in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 6 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 31 March 2039 at 11:40 in ♊ Gemini.
20 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♊ Gemini, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.
6 days after previous South standstill on 18 March 2039 at 11:25 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-24.232°. Next 8 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠24.377° in the next northern standstill on 1 April 2039 at 20:16 in ♋ Cancer.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.