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Moon phase on 13 April 2025 Sunday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2025 | April 2025

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Full Moon 100% illuminated

Full Moon is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 100%. The 15 days old Moon is in ♎ Libra.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 13 April 2025 at 00:22 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at sunset and sets at sunrise. It is visible all night and it is high in the sky around midnight.

Moon in ♎ Libra

Moon is leaving the last ∠1° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♏ Scorpio later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1768"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.9% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1768" and ∠1913".

It is Pink Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Pink of April 2025.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 21 April 2025 at 01:36
  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 27 April 2025 at 19:31
  • First Quarter in Leo ♌ on 4 May 2025 at 13:52
  • Full Moon in Scorpio ♏ on 12 May 2025 at 16:56

Spring tide

There is high Full Moon ocean tide on this date. Combined Sun and Moon gravitational tidal force working on Earth is strong, because of the Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy alignment.

Lunation 312 / 1265

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 312 of Meeus index or 1265 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.36 days

Length of current 312 lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 33 minutes. It is 1 hour and 2 minutes longer than next lunation 313 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 11 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 58 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠346.9°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠346.9°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠2.3°. 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 in apogee

Moon is reaching point of apogee on this date at 22:48, this is 14 days after last perigee on 30 March 2025 at 05:26 in ♈ Aries. Lunar orbit is starting to get closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth for 14 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next perigee on 27 April 2025 at 16:15 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 406 295 km

This apogee Moon is 406 295 km (252 460 mi) away from Earth. It is 887 km farther than the mean apogee distance, but it is still 414 km closer than the farthest apogee of 21st century.

Moon after descending node

2 days after its descending node on 10 April 2025 at 19:56 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 11 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 25 April 2025 at 02:23 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

15 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

9 days after previous North standstill on 3 April 2025 at 22:15 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.696°. Next 5 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.630° in the next southern standstill on 18 April 2025 at 13:24 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy

The Moon is in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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