Moon ♓ Pisces
Moon phase on 12 March 2059 Wednesday is Waning Crescent, 27 days old Moon is in Pisces.Share this page: twitter facebook linkedin
Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 5 days on 7 March 2059 at 08:47.
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 ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 2.2% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1973" and ∠1931".
Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2059 after 16 days on 29 March 2059 at 03:47.
There is medium ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at very acute angle, so their combined tidal force is moderate.
The Moon is 27 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 731 of Meeus index or 1684 from Brown series.
Length of current 731 lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 38 minutes. It is 15 minutes longer than next lunation 732 length.
Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 6 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 3 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠357°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠12.4°. 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°).
13 days after point of apogee on 26 February 2059 at 13:16 in ♌ Leo. 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 2059 at 06:38 in ♓ Pisces.
Moon is 363 303 km (225 746 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 357 773 km (222 310 mi).
6 days after its descending node on 6 March 2059 at 00:53 in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 6 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 18 March 2059 at 12:04 in ♉ Taurus.
21 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♊ Gemini, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.
3 days after previous South standstill on 8 March 2059 at 23:34 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-26.323°. Next 9 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠26.421° in the next northern standstill on 21 March 2059 at 15:46 in ♋ Cancer.
After 1 day on 14 March 2059 at 00:05 in ♈ Aries, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.