Crescent ♈ Aries
Moon phase on 27 March 2074 Tuesday 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 about ∠6° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1789" and ∠1922".
Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2074 after 15 days on 11 April 2074 at 18:30.
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 14:19 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 918 of Meeus index or 1871 from Brown series.
29 days, 16 hours and 28 minutes is the length of new lunation 918. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2074. It is 31 minutes longer than next lunation 919 length.
Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 44 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 19 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠144°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠170.1°. 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 perigee on 15 March 2074 at 07:27 in ♎ Libra. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 3 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 31 March 2074 at 02:22 in ♉ Taurus.
Moon is 400 607 km (248 926 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 3 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 972 km (252 259 mi).
4 days after its descending node on 23 March 2074 at 02:17 in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 10 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 6 April 2074 at 16:25 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.
6 days after previous South standstill on 20 March 2074 at 18:34 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-20.405°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠20.533° in the next northern standstill on 4 April 2074 at 08:53 in ♋ Cancer.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.