Crescent ♈ Aries
Moon phase on 14 March 2059 Friday is New Moon, 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 first ∠1° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1961" and ∠1930".
Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2059 after 14 days on 29 March 2059 at 03:47.
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 00:05 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 732 of Meeus index or 1685 from Brown series.
29 days, 9 hours and 23 minutes is the length of new lunation 732. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2059. It is 24 minutes shorter than next lunation 733 length.
Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 21 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 48 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠12.4°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠30°. 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°).
1 day after point of perigee on 13 March 2059 at 06:38 in ♓ Pisces. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 11 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 25 March 2059 at 20:15 in ♌ Leo.
Moon is 365 527 km (227 128 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 11 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 038 km (252 300 mi).
8 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 4 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 18 March 2059 at 12:04 in ♉ Taurus.
23 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♊ Gemini, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.
5 days after previous South standstill on 8 March 2059 at 23:34 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-26.323°. Next 7 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.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.