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Moon phase on 8 April 2039 Friday is Full Moon, 14 days old Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2039 | April 2039

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

Full Moon 99% illuminated

Full Moon is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 99%. The 14 days old Moon is in ♎ Libra.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 9 April 2039 at 02:53 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 passing about ∠10° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1935"

Lunar disc appears visually 1% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1935" and ∠1916".

It is Pink Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Pink of April 2039.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 9 April 2039 at 02:53
  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 15 April 2039 at 18:07
  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 23 April 2039 at 09:35
  • First Quarter in Leo ♌ on 1 May 2039 at 14:07

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 485 / 1438

The Moon is 14 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 485 of Meeus index or 1438 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.65 days

Length of current 485 lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 35 minutes. It is 28 minutes shorter than next lunation 486 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 51 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 12 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠120.7°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠120.7°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠151.8°. 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

9 days after point of apogee on 29 March 2039 at 17:29 in ♉ Taurus. 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 10 April 2039 at 17:31 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 370 513 km

Moon is 370 513 km (230 226 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 2 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 360 831 km (224 210 mi).

Moon before descending node

8 days after its ascending node on 31 March 2039 at 11:40 in ♊ Gemini, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 4 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 13 April 2039 at 11:46 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Draconic month

8 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♊ Gemini, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

6 days after previous North standstill on 1 April 2039 at 20:16 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠24.377°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-24.485° in the next southern standstill on 14 April 2039 at 17:09 in ♑ Capricorn.

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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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