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Moon phase on 7 April 2033 Thursday is First Quarter, 8 days young Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2033 | April 2033

First Quarter phase
First Quarter phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

First Quarter 59% illuminated

First Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 59% and growing larger. The 8 days young Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

* The exact date and time of this First Quarter phase is on 6 April 2033 at 15:14 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at noon and sets at midnight. It is visible high in the southern sky in early evening.

Moon in ♋ Cancer

Moon is leaving the last ∠2° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♌ Leo later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1817"

Lunar disc appears visually 5.3% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1817" and ∠1916".

Pink Moon after 7 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2033 after 7 days on 14 April 2033 at 19:17.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 14 April 2033 at 19:17
  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 22 April 2033 at 11:42
  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 29 April 2033 at 02:46
  • First Quarter in Leo ♌ on 6 May 2033 at 06:45

Neap tide

There is low ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at big angle, so their combined tidal force is weak.

Lunation 411 / 1364

The Moon is 8 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 411 of Meeus index or 1364 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.37 days

Length of current 411 lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 55 minutes. It is 5 minutes longer than next lunation 412 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 49 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 20 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠8.3°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠8.3°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠25.1°. 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 apogee

8 days after point of perigee on 30 March 2033 at 06:09 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 4 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 12 April 2033 at 02:26 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 394 383 km

Moon is 394 383 km (245 058 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 4 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 060 km (252 314 mi).

Moon before ascending node

7 days after its descending node on 31 March 2033 at 11:09 in ♈ Aries, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 6 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 14 April 2033 at 11:28 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

20 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

2 days after previous North standstill on 4 April 2033 at 20:56 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.590°. Next 12 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.596° in the next southern standstill on 19 April 2033 at 14:20 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 7 days

After 7 days on 14 April 2033 at 19:17 in ♎ Libra, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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