Crescent ♒ Aquarius
Moon phase on 3 March 2084 Friday 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 3 days on 28 February 2084 at 21:04.
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 first ∠2° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 1.1% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1956" and ∠1935".
Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2084 after 18 days on 22 March 2084 at 06:48.
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 1040 of Meeus index or 1993 from Brown series.
Length of current 1040 lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 11 minutes. It is 37 minutes shorter than next lunation 1041 length.
Length of current synodic month is 33 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 36 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠33.6°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠58.7°. 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°).
1 day after point of perigee on 2 March 2084 at 16:27 in ♑ Capricorn. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 11 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 14 March 2084 at 19:06 in ♊ Gemini.
Moon is 366 488 km (227 725 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 11 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 243 km (251 185 mi).
Moon is in ascending node in ♑ Capricorn at 06:34 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 17 March 2084 at 04:22 in ♋ Cancer.
At 06:34 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.
2 days after previous South standstill on 29 February 2084 at 15:44 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-26.203°. Next 10 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠26.104° in the next northern standstill on 14 March 2084 at 02:47 in ♊ Gemini.
After 3 days on 6 March 2084 at 17:04 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.