20 March 2022 Daily Correspondence Digest Southern Hemisphere’s Moon Phase and Custom Planetary Positions

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From Moongiant.com

The Moon’s current phase for today and tonight is 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 20 has an illumination of 94%. 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 20 the Moon is 17.05 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: 94%
Moon Age: 17.05 days
Moon Angle: 0.53
Moon Distance: 373,086.34 km
Sun Angle: 0.54
Sun Distance: 149,007,977.84 km

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Southeastern Hemisphere

The time for these Custom Planetary Positions is from the local time in Sao Paulo, Brazil, South America

20 March 2022
08:00 pm GMT 5:00 PM BRT
Zodiac: Tropical (Standard Western)

Sun:00 Aries 11
Moon:02 Scorpio 29
Mercury:18 Pisces 00
Venus:13 Aquarius 38
Mars:10 Aquarius 55
Jupiter:18 Pisces 39
Saturn:20 Aquarius 57
Uranus:12 Taurus 21
Neptune:23 Pisces 09
Pluto:28 Capricorn 13

True Lunar Node:23 Taurus 41 Rx
Mean Lunar Node:25 Taurus 21 Rx

Lilith (Black Moon):27 Gemini 13

Chiron:11 Aries 38
Ceres:09 Gemini 36
Pallas:13 Aries 03
Juno:18 Aquarius 31
Vesta:04 Aquarius 47

Eris:24 Aries 05

Fire:4
Earth:4
Air:7
Water:4
Cardinal:5
Fixed:9
Mutable:5

 

Southern Hemisphere

The time for these Custom Planetary Positions is from the local time in Cape Town, South Africa

20 March 2022
03:00 pm GMT 5:00 PM SAST
Zodiac: Tropical (Standard Western)

Sun:29 Pisces 59
Moon:29 Libra 34
Mercury:17 Pisces 38
Venus:13 Aquarius 25
Mars:10 Aquarius 45
Jupiter:18 Pisces 36
Saturn:20 Aquarius 56
Uranus:12 Taurus 20
Neptune:23 Pisces 09
Pluto:28 Capricorn 13

True Lunar Node:23 Taurus 42 Rx
Mean Lunar Node:25 Taurus 22 Rx

Lilith (Black Moon):27 Gemini 11

Chiron:11 Aries 37
Ceres:09 Gemini 33
Pallas:12 Aries 58
Juno:18 Aquarius 26
Vesta:04 Aquarius 41

Eris:24 Aries 04

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

Southwestern Hemisphere

The time for these Custom Planetary Positions is from the local time in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 

20 March 2022
06:00 am GMT 5:00 PM AEDT
Zodiac: Tropical (Standard Western)

Sun:29 Pisces 36
Moon:24 Libra 21
Mercury:16 Pisces 58
Venus:13 Aquarius 03
Mars:10 Aquarius 28
Jupiter:18 Pisces 31
Saturn:20 Aquarius 54
Uranus:12 Taurus 19
Neptune:23 Pisces 08
Pluto:28 Capricorn 12

True Lunar Node:23 Taurus 44 Rx
Mean Lunar Node:25 Taurus 23 Rx

Lilith (Black Moon):27 Gemini 09

Chiron:11 Aries 36
Ceres:09 Gemini 26
Pallas:12 Aries 49
Juno:18 Aquarius 17
Vesta:04 Aquarius 30

Eris:24 Aries 04

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