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Moon phase on 10 March 2081 Monday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Pisces.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 ∠19° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1775" and ∠1931".
Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2081 after 14 days on 25 March 2081 at 00:29.
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 15:17 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 1004 of Meeus index or 1957 from Brown series.
29 days, 16 hours and 58 minutes is the length of new lunation 1004. It is 3 hours and 4 minutes longer than next lunation 1005 length.
Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 14 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 49 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This lunation true anomaly is ∠202.2°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠231.2°. 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°).
2 days after point of apogee on 8 March 2081 at 06:10 in ♒ Aquarius. 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 23 March 2081 at 16:38 in ♍ Virgo.
Moon is 403 849 km (250 940 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 13 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 359 723 km (223 522 mi).
Moon is in ascending node in ♓ Pisces at 22:30 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 13 days to meet descending node on 24 March 2081 at 07:17 in ♍ Virgo.
At 22:30 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.
6 days after previous South standstill on 3 March 2081 at 19:02 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.668°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.673° in the next northern standstill on 18 March 2081 at 10:34 in ♊ Gemini.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.