Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 27 April 2033 Wednesday is Waning Crescent, 27 days old Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2033 | April 2033

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

Waning Crescent 4% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 4% and getting smaller. The 27 days old Moon is in ♈ Aries.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 5 days on 22 April 2033 at 11:42.

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 ♈ Aries

Moon is passing about ∠15° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1969"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.3% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1969" and ∠1906".

Flower Moon after 16 days

Next Full Moon is the Flower Moon of May 2033 after 16 days on 14 May 2033 at 10:43.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 29 April 2033 at 02:46
  • First Quarter in Leo ♌ on 6 May 2033 at 06:45
  • Full Moon in Scorpio ♏ on 14 May 2033 at 10:43
  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 21 May 2033 at 18:29

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 27 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final 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 in perigee

Moon is reaching point of perigee on this date at 14:44, this is 15 days after last apogee on 12 April 2033 at 02:26 in ♍ Virgo. Lunar orbit is starting to get wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth for 12 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next apogee on 9 May 2033 at 16:25 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 360 572 km

This perigee Moon is 360 572 km (224 049 mi) away from Earth. It is 1 936 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 9 784 km farther than the closest perigee of 21st century.

Moon in descending node

Moon is in descending node in ♈ Aries at 21:57 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from North to South. Moon will follow the southern part of its orbit for the next 14 days to meet ascending node on 11 May 2033 at 17:56 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

13 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is moving from the middle to the last part of it.

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Moon before northern standstill

7 days after previous South standstill on 19 April 2033 at 14:20 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-18.596°. Next 4 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠18.619° in the next northern standstill on 2 May 2033 at 06:31 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day on 29 April 2033 at 02:46 in ♉ Taurus, 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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