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Moon phase on 14 April 2007 Saturday is Waning Crescent, 26 days old Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2007 | April 2007

Waning Crescent phase
Waning Crescent phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Waning Crescent 13% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 13% and getting smaller. The 26 days old Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 3 days on 10 April 2007 at 18:04.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.

Moon in ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing about ∠12° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1952"

Lunar disc appears visually 2% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1952" and ∠1913".

Flower Moon after 17 days

Next Full Moon is the Flower Moon of May 2007 after 17 days on 2 May 2007 at 10:09.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 17 April 2007 at 11:36
  • First Quarter in Leo ♌ on 24 April 2007 at 06:36
  • Full Moon in Scorpio ♏ on 2 May 2007 at 10:09
  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 10 May 2007 at 04:27

Moderate tide

There is medium ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at very acute angle, so their combined tidal force is moderate.

Lunation 89 / 1042

The Moon is 26 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 89 of Meeus index or 1042 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.37 days

Length of current 89 lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 53 minutes. It is 1 hour and 2 minutes longer than next lunation 90 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 51 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 18 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠348.7°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠348.7°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠4°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep increasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of apogee (∠180°).

Moon before perigee

11 days after point of apogee on 3 April 2007 at 08:38 in ♎ Libra. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 2 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 17 April 2007 at 05:55 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 367 149 km

Moon is 367 149 km (228 136 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 2 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 357 138 km (221 915 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♓ Pisces at 17:34 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 27 April 2007 at 15:27 in ♍ Virgo.

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New draconic month

At 17:34 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.

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Moon after southern standstill

5 days after previous South standstill on 8 April 2007 at 23:01 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.510°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.446° in the next northern standstill on 21 April 2007 at 13:36 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 2 days

After 2 days on 17 April 2007 at 11:36 in ♈ Aries, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.

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