Moon* ♈ Aries
Moon phase on 31 March 2041 Sunday 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 ∠3° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1948" and ∠1920".
Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2041 after 16 days on 16 April 2041 at 12:00.
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 15:39 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 509 of Meeus index or 1462 from Brown series.
29 days, 9 hours and 50 minutes is the length of new lunation 509. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2041. It is 27 minutes shorter than next lunation 510 length.
Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 54 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 15 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠14°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠32.1°. 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°).
1 day after point of perigee on 30 March 2041 at 02:37 in ♓ Pisces. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 10 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 10 April 2041 at 23:41 in ♌ Leo.
Moon is 368 048 km (228 694 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 10 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 998 km (251 654 mi).
9 days after its descending node on 21 March 2041 at 17:35 in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 2 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 3 April 2041 at 10:39 in ♉ Taurus.
24 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.
5 days after previous South standstill on 25 March 2041 at 14:14 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-27.252°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠27.319° in the next northern standstill on 7 April 2041 at 10:33 in ♋ Cancer.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.