Crescent ♓ Pisces
Moon phase on 15 March 2083 Monday is Waning Crescent, 26 days old Moon is in Aquarius.Share this page: twitter facebook linkedin
Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 4 days on 11 March 2083 at 00:10.
Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.
Moon is passing about ∠21° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 3.3% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1866" and ∠1929".
Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2083 after 18 days on 2 April 2083 at 18:07.
There is low ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at big angle, so their combined tidal force is weak.
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 1028 of Meeus index or 1981 from Brown series.
Length of current 1028 lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 41 minutes. It is 32 minutes shorter than next lunation 1029 length.
Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 57 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 6 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠89.1°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠126.4°. 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°).
8 days after point of perigee on 7 March 2083 at 02:14 in ♎ Libra. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 7 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 23 March 2083 at 01:37 in ♉ Taurus.
Moon is 384 144 km (238 696 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 7 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 448 km (251 934 mi).
Moon is in ascending node in ♒ Aquarius at 05:07 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 14 days to meet descending node on 29 March 2083 at 18:06 in ♌ Leo.
At 05:07 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.
4 days after previous South standstill on 11 March 2083 at 05:07 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-27.406°. Next 10 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠27.306° in the next northern standstill on 25 March 2083 at 12:42 in ♊ Gemini.
After 2 days on 18 March 2083 at 09:56 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.