What is the Moon phase for today 22 March 2023? – The current moon phase for March 22nd, 2023 is a Waxing Crescent Phase. In this article, you will find more information about today’s moon phase 22 March 2023 such as illumination, the approximate distance from the Earth to the moon, and what is the moon sign and more.
Moon Phase 22 March 2023
Let’ see What is the Moon Phase 22 March 2023?
Moon Phase for Monday 22 Mar 2023
Moon Phase Details for Mar 22nd, 2023
- Phase: Waxing Crescent
- Moon age: 0.67 days
- Moon illumination: 0.44%
- Moon tilt: -108.625°
- Moon angle: 0.54
- Moon distance: 368,053.44 km
- Moon sign: Aries
22 March 2023 Moon Phase
On this day 22 March 2023, the moon is 0.67 -days old and 0.44% illuminated with a tilt of -108.625°. The approximate distance from Earth to the moon is 368,053.44 K.M. and the moon sign is Aries zodiac.
The Moon phase for 22nd March, 2023 is a Waxing Crescent moon phase. This is the moon phase where the moon started to become visible again after the New Moon.
In this part of the moon cycle, the Moon is moving just away from the Sun and is becoming more and more illuminated by sun-light. This moon phase, the moon will go from 0.1% – 49.9% illuminated before reaching the First Quarter phase.
In the Waxing Crescent moon phase, the moon rises before noon in the east part, and transits the meridian before sunset, before setting in the west before midnight.
The Waxing Crescent moon phase, like all moon phases, will last for just over 7 -days. The actual length will vary as the elliptical shaped orbit of the moon. The moon is really very close to the Sun in the sky and the right edge will become much brighter as it approaches 50% illumination and the First Quarter phase
Although only a small part of the Moon is illuminated in the – Waxing Crescent moon phase, you can still easily sometimes see the rest of moon as faintly visible. This is known as “earthshine” or Da Vinci glow and is a result of sun-light being reflected off the Earth and back to the Moon.
For more information on the Moon-Cycle and on each moon phase check-out Wikipedia Lunar Phase page.
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