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Astronomical events calendar for March 2022

Astronomical events calendar for March 2022

March 3 – New Moon
The Moon will be on the same side as the Sun when viewed from Earth and will not be present in the night sky. This phase occurred at 00:38 (Vietnam time). This is the best time of the month to observe faint objects such as galaxies or star clusters, as they will not be affected by moonlight.

March 18 – Full moon
The Moon will be on the side of the Earth opposite the Sun and its face will be entirely illuminated. This phase occurred at 2:20 p.m. (Vietnam time). Native Americans called it the Worm Moon because this is when the soil softens and earthworms are exposed. This moon is also known as Crow Moon, Plastic Moon,…

Super Moon over a castle in Spain. Photo: Tomeu Mas

March 20 – Spring Equinox
The spring equinox occurs at 10:24 p.m. (Vietnam time). The Sun will shine directly to the equator and day and night will be almost equal everywhere in the world. It is also the beginning of spring in the northern hemisphere and the beginning of autumn in the southern hemisphere.

At the spring equinox, sunlight shines perpendicular to the equator. Photo: Wikipedia

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