Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 28 March 2093 Saturday is Waxing Crescent, 1 day young Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2093 | March 2093

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

Waxing Crescent 2% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 2% and growing larger. The 1 day young Moon is in ♈ Aries.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 1 day on 27 March 2093 at 03:18.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.

Moon in ♈ Aries

Moon is passing about ∠25° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1839"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.4% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1839" and ∠1922".

Pink Moon after 14 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2093 after 14 days on 11 April 2093 at 16:35.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 3 April 2093 at 23:46
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 11 April 2093 at 16:35
  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 18 April 2093 at 11:20
  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 25 April 2093 at 16:12

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 1153 / 2106

The Moon is 1 day young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1153 of Meeus index or 2106 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.54 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 54 minutes. It is 1 hour and 1 minute shorter 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 10 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 6 hours and 53 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠73.1°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠73.1°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠109.2°.

Moon before perigee

7 days after point of perigee on 21 March 2093 at 10:04 in ♑ Capricorn. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 5 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 3 April 2093 at 11:21 in ♋ Cancer.

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Distance to Moon 389 725 km

The Moon is 389 725 km (242 164 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 5 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 404 205 km (251 161 mi).

Moon after descending node

5 days after descending node on 22 March 2093 at 12:52 in ♒ Aquarius. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 7 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 5 April 2093 at 10:03 in ♌ Leo.

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Draconic month

19 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♌ Leo, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.

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Moon before northern standstill

7 days since the previous standstill on 20 March 2093 at 23:15 in ♑ Capricorn when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-21.054°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 6 days to face maximum declination of ∠21.174° at the point of next northern standstill on 3 April 2093 at 16:04 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 14 days

In 14 days on 11 April 2093 at 16:35 in ♎ Libra the Moon is going to be in a Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and thus forming the next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy alignment.

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