Crescent ♈ Aries
Moon phase on 21 March 2080 Thursday 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 ∠2° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1841" and ∠1925".
Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2080 after 13 days on 4 April 2080 at 11:24.
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 12:06 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 992 of Meeus index or 1945 from Brown series.
29 days, 12 hours and 54 minutes is the length of new lunation 992. It is 2 hours and 57 minutes longer than next lunation 993 length.
Length of current synodic month is 10 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 53 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This lunation true anomaly is ∠264.5°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠298.1°. 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°).
6 days after point of apogee on 15 March 2080 at 06:06 in ♑ Capricorn. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 8 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 30 March 2080 at 10:45 in ♌ Leo.
Moon is 389 240 km (241 863 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 8 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 369 233 km (229 431 mi).
13 days after its descending node on 7 March 2080 at 20:50 in ♎ Libra, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 22 March 2080 at 08:10 in ♈ Aries.
26 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.
7 days after previous South standstill on 14 March 2080 at 04:33 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.568°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.594° in the next northern standstill on 28 March 2080 at 03:44 in ♋ Cancer.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.