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Moon phase on 12 March 2051 Sunday 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 ∠19° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1968" and ∠1931".
Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2051 after 14 days on 27 March 2051 at 09:00.
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 16:52 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 633 of Meeus index or 1586 from Brown series.
29 days, 9 hours and 7 minutes is the length of new lunation 633. It is 37 minutes longer than next lunation 634 length.
Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 37 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 32 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠351.3°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠6.6°. 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°).
12 days after point of apogee on 28 February 2051 at 09:20 in ♎ Libra. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next day, until it get to the point of next perigee on 13 March 2051 at 05:02 in ♓ Pisces.
Moon is 364 202 km (226 305 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 357 407 km (222 082 mi).
10 days after its ascending node on 2 March 2051 at 09:34 in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 2 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 15 March 2051 at 09:57 in ♉ Taurus.
10 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.
6 days after previous South standstill on 6 March 2051 at 08:27 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-19.338°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠19.258° in the next northern standstill on 18 March 2051 at 21:07 in ♊ Gemini.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.