Crescent ♑ Capricorn
Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 1 day on 4 March 2043 at 01:07.
Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.
Moon is passing first ∠1° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 6.9% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1805" and ∠1934".
Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2043 after 20 days on 25 March 2043 at 14:26.
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.
The Moon is 23 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 533 of Meeus index or 1486 from Brown series.
The length of the lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 2 minutes. It is 2 hours and 5 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°).
The length of the current synodic month is 42 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 5 hours and 27 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.
At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠303°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠327.1°.
3 days after point of apogee on 1 March 2043 at 13:38 in ♏ Scorpio. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 7 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 13 March 2043 at 09:10 in ♈ Aries.
The Moon is 397 004 km (246 687 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 7 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 362 515 km (225 256 mi).
6 days after descending node on 26 February 2043 at 15:03 in ♎ Libra. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 7 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 12 March 2043 at 14:36 in ♈ Aries.
20 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.
At 13:06 the Moon is meeting its standstill point to reach South declination of ∠-28.608°. Over the next 12 days the lunar orbit is going to extend northward to face maximum declination of ∠28.648° at the point of next standstill in ♋ Cancer on 18 March 2043 at 08:45.
In 5 days on 11 March 2043 at 09:09 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.