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Moon phase on 4 March 2049 Thursday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Pisces.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 about ∠21° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1912" and ∠1934".
Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2049 after 15 days on 19 March 2049 at 12:23.
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 00:11 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 608 of Meeus index or 1561 from Brown series.
29 days, 11 hours and 28 minutes is the length of new lunation 608. It is 1 hour and 4 minutes shorter than next lunation 609 length.
Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 16 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 53 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠39.7°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠67°. 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°).
2 days after point of perigee on 1 March 2049 at 12:45 in ♒ Aquarius. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 8 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 13 March 2049 at 07:24 in ♋ Cancer.
Moon is 374 918 km (232 963 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 8 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 598 km (251 406 mi).
6 days after its ascending node on 25 February 2049 at 20:27 in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 6 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 10 March 2049 at 19:09 in ♊ Gemini.
6 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.
6 days after previous South standstill on 26 February 2049 at 03:09 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-22.575°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠22.452° in the next northern standstill on 11 March 2049 at 05:37 in ♊ Gemini.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.