Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 26 March 2082 Thursday is Waning Crescent, 26 days old Moon is in Pisces.

Share this page: twitter facebook linkedin

Moon phase for

Lunar calendar 2082 | March 2082

Waning Crescent phase
Waning Crescent phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Waning Crescent 7% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 7% and getting smaller. The 26 days old Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

Previous date | Moon Today | Next date

Moon phases for next 7 days

7 days ago | 7 days after

Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 5 days on 21 March 2082 at 08:37.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.

Moon in ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing about ∠5° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1785"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.4% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1785" and ∠1923".

Pink Moon after 17 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2082 after 17 days on 13 April 2082 at 01:45.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 29 March 2082 at 09:05
  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 6 April 2082 at 09:02
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 13 April 2082 at 01:45
  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 19 April 2082 at 21:46

Moderate tide

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.

Lunation 1016 / 1969

The Moon is 26 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1016 of Meeus index or 1969 from Brown series.

PreviousCurrent lunationNext

Synodic month length 29.76 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 18 hours and 16 minutes. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2082. It is 1 hour and 19 minutes longer than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to increasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at apogee (∠180°).

Lunation length longer than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 5 hours and 32 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 1 hour and 31 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠154.1°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠154.1°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠179.1°.

Moon before perigee

11 days after point of perigee on 15 March 2082 at 04:17 in ♎ Libra. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 2 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 29 March 2082 at 11:30 in ♈ Aries.

Previous perigeeNext apogee

Distance to Moon 401 515 km

The Moon is 401 515 km (249 490 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 2 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 406 577 km (252 635 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♒ Aquarius at 13:54 crossing the ecliptic from South to North to meet descending node 14 days later on 9 April 2082 at 20:43 in ♌ Leo.

Previous nodeNext node

New draconic month

At 13:54 the Moon completes the previous draconic month and enters the new one.

PreviousNext

Moon after southern standstill

5 days since the previous standstill on 20 March 2082 at 23:38 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-28.248°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 9 days to face maximum declination of ∠28.159° at the point of next northern standstill on 4 April 2082 at 18:02 in ♊ Gemini.

Previous standstillNext standstill

Syzygy in 2 days

In 2 days on 29 March 2082 at 09:05 in ♈ Aries the Moon is going to be in a New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and thus forming the next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.

Previous syzygyNext syzygy

Share this page: twitter facebook linkedin
Back to: Top of page