Crescent ♈ Aries
Moon phase on 28 March 2055 Sunday is New Moon, less than 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 about ∠10° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1773" and ∠1922".
Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2055 after 14 days on 11 April 2055 at 17:58.
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 07:00 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 683 of Meeus index or 1636 from Brown series.
29 days, 16 hours and 16 minutes is the length of new lunation 683. It is 2 hours and 36 minutes longer than next lunation 684 length.
Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 32 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 31 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This lunation true anomaly is ∠194.9°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠221.6°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep decreasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).
1 day after point of apogee on 26 March 2055 at 15:17 in ♓ Pisces. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 13 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 10 April 2055 at 17:08 in ♍ Virgo.
Moon is 404 270 km (251 202 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 13 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 358 662 km (222 862 mi).
4 days after its descending node on 24 March 2055 at 03:28 in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 9 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 7 April 2055 at 10:16 in ♌ Leo.
17 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♌ Leo, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.
7 days after previous South standstill on 20 March 2055 at 22:19 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-19.832°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠19.958° in the next northern standstill on 4 April 2055 at 16:13 in ♋ Cancer.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.