Crescent ♈ Aries
Moon phase on 12 March 2089 Saturday is New Moon, less than 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 ∠24° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1821" and ∠1930".
Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2089 after 13 days on 26 March 2089 at 09:20.
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 08:24 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 1103 of Meeus index or 2056 from Brown series.
29 days, 14 hours and 22 minutes is the length of new lunation 1103. It is 3 hours and 4 minutes longer than next lunation 1104 length.
Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 38 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 25 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This lunation true anomaly is ∠244.3°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠280.3°. 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°).
5 days after point of apogee on 7 March 2089 at 02:34 in ♑ Capricorn. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 10 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 23 March 2089 at 00:07 in ♌ Leo.
Moon is 393 716 km (244 644 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 10 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 366 668 km (227 837 mi).
12 days after its ascending node on 27 February 2089 at 20:38 in ♎ Libra, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 14 March 2089 at 09:03 in ♈ Aries.
12 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.
7 days after previous South standstill on 5 March 2089 at 03:03 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-18.545°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠18.481° in the next northern standstill on 19 March 2089 at 08:14 in ♊ Gemini.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.