March 19, 2022 Daily Correspondence Digest for the Northern Hemisphere’s Moon Phase and Custom Planetary Positions

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From Moongiant.com

Today and tonight the Moon will be in a Waning Gibbous Phase. This is the first phase after the Full Moon occurs. It lasts roughly 7 days with the Moon’s illumination growing smaller each day until the Moon becomes a Last Quarter Moon with an illumination of 50%. The average Moon rise for this phase is between 9pm and Midnight depending on the age of the phase. The moon rises later and later each night setting after sunrise in the morning. During this phase the Moon can also be seen in the early morning daylight hours on the western horizon.

Visit the March 2022 Moon Phases Calendar to see all the daily moon phase for this month.

Today’s Waning Gibbous Phase

The Waning Gibbous on March 19 has an illumination of 98%. This is the percentage of the Moon illuminated by the Sun. The illumination is constantly changing and can vary up to 10% a day. On March 19 the Moon is 15.99 days old. This refers to how many days it has been since the last New Moon. It takes 29.53 days for the Moon to orbit the Earth and go through the lunar cycle of all 8 Moon phases.

The 8 Lunar Phases

There are 8 lunar phases the Moon goes through in its 29.53 days lunar cycle. The 4 major Moon phases are Full Moon, New Moon, First Quarter and Last Quarter. Between these major phases, there are 4 minor ones: the Waxing Crescent, Waxing Gibbous, Waning Gibbous and Waning Crescent. For more info on the Moon Cycle and on each phase check out Wikipedia Lunar Phase page.

Phase Details

Phase: Waning Gibbous
Illumination: 98%
Moon Age: 15.99 days
Moon Angle: 0.53
Moon Distance: 377,499.47 km
Sun Angle: 0.54
Sun Distance: 148,966,088.97 km

Useful Moon Resources

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Northwestern Hemisphere

The time for these Custom Planetary Positions is from the local time in Los Angeles, California, USA

March 19, 2022
11:00 pm GMT 4:00 PM PDT
Zodiac: Tropical (Standard Western)

Sun:29 Pisces 19
Moon:20 Libra 18
Mercury:16 Pisces 27
Venus:12 Aquarius 46
Mars:10 Aquarius 15
Jupiter:18 Pisces 26
Saturn:20 Aquarius 52
Uranus:12 Taurus 18
Neptune:23 Pisces 07
Pluto:28 Capricorn 12

True Lunar Node:23 Taurus 45 Rx
Mean Lunar Node:25 Taurus 24 Rx

Lilith (Black Moon):27 Gemini 07

Chiron:11 Aries 35
Ceres:09 Gemini 20
Pallas:12 Aries 42
Juno:18 Aquarius 11
Vesta:04 Aquarius 22

Eris:24 Aries 04

Fire:3
Earth:4
Air:8
Water:4
Cardinal:5
Fixed:8
Mutable:6

 

Northern Hemisphere

The time for these Custom Planetary Positions is from the local time in Chicago, Illinois, USA

March 19, 2022
09:00 pm GMT 4:00 PM CDT
Zodiac: Tropical (Standard Western)

Sun:29 Pisces 14
Moon:19 Libra 09
Mercury:16 Pisces 18
Venus:12 Aquarius 41
Mars:10 Aquarius 12
Jupiter:18 Pisces 25
Saturn:20 Aquarius 51
Uranus:12 Taurus 18
Neptune:23 Pisces 07
Pluto:28 Capricorn 12

True Lunar Node:23 Taurus 46 Rx
Mean Lunar Node:25 Taurus 24 Rx

Lilith (Black Moon):27 Gemini 06

Chiron:11 Aries 35
Ceres:09 Gemini 19
Pallas:12 Aries 40
Juno:18 Aquarius 09
Vesta:04 Aquarius 20

Eris:24 Aries 04

Fire:3
Earth:4
Air:8
Water:4
Cardinal:5
Fixed:8
Mutable:6

Northeastern Hemisphere

The time for these Custom Planetary Positions is from the local time in Frankfurt, Germany, Europe

March 19, 2022
03:00 pm GMT 4:00 PM CEST
Zodiac: Tropical (Standard Western)

Sun:28 Pisces 59
Moon:15 Libra 42
Mercury:15 Pisces 52
Venus:12 Aquarius 26
Mars:10 Aquarius 00
Jupiter:18 Pisces 22
Saturn:20 Aquarius 50
Uranus:12 Taurus 17
Neptune:23 Pisces 06
Pluto:28 Capricorn 12

True Lunar Node:23 Taurus 47 Rx
Mean Lunar Node:25 Taurus 25 Rx

Lilith (Black Moon):27 Gemini 05

Chiron:11 Aries 34
Ceres:09 Gemini 14
Pallas:12 Aries 34
Juno:18 Aquarius 03
Vesta:04 Aquarius 13

Eris:24 Aries 04

Fire:3
Earth:4
Air:8
Water:4
Cardinal:5
Fixed:8
Mutable:6