Crescent ♈ Aries
Moon phase on 22 March 2099 Sunday is New Moon, less than 1 day young Moon is in Aries.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 ∠8° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1779" and ∠1925".
Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2099 after 13 days on 5 April 2099 at 08:37.
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 22:46 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 1227 of Meeus index or 2180 from Brown series.
29 days, 16 hours and 43 minutes is the length of new lunation 1227. It is 2 hours and 56 minutes longer than next lunation 1228 length.
Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 59 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 4 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This lunation true anomaly is ∠199.5°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠227.5°. 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°).
2 days after point of apogee on 19 March 2099 at 19:55 in ♓ Pisces. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 12 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 4 April 2099 at 03:23 in ♍ Virgo.
Moon is 402 975 km (250 397 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 12 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 359 339 km (223 283 mi).
Moon is in ascending node in ♈ Aries at 06:44 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 4 April 2099 at 16:08 in ♍ Virgo.
At 06:44 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.
8 days after previous South standstill on 14 March 2099 at 09:20 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.667°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.678° in the next northern standstill on 29 March 2099 at 02:47 in ♋ Cancer.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.