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Moon phase on 11 April 2051 Tuesday is New Moon, less than 1 day young Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2051 | April 2051

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

New Moon

New Moon is the lunar phase on . Surface of the Moon disc is not illuminated. The less than 1 day young Moon is in ♈ Aries.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 11 April 2051 at 01:59 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at sunrise and sets at sunset. It's part facing the Earth is completely in shadow.

Moon in ♈ Aries

Moon is leaving the last ∠3° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♉ Taurus later.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1968" and ∠1914".

Pink Moon after 14 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2051 after 14 days on 26 April 2051 at 02:19.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 17 April 2051 at 22:38
  • Full Moon in Scorpio ♏ on 26 April 2051 at 02:19
  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 3 May 2051 at 19:30
  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 10 May 2051 at 10:29

Spring tide

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

New lunation 634 / 1587

At 01:59 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 634 of Meeus index or 1587 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.35 days

29 days, 8 hours and 30 minutes is the length of new lunation 634. It is 3 minutes longer than next lunation 635 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 14 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 55 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠6.6°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠6.6°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠23.1°. 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 after perigee

1 day after point of perigee on 10 April 2051 at 16:35 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 12 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 23 April 2051 at 15:59 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 364 135 km

Moon is 364 135 km (226 263 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 12 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 100 km (252 339 mi).

Moon in descending node

Moon is in descending node in ♈ Aries at 19:58 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 25 April 2051 at 19:39 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

12 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

8 days after previous South standstill on 2 April 2051 at 15:13 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-19.184°. Next 3 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠19.160° in the next northern standstill on 15 April 2051 at 05:12 in ♊ Gemini.

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Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy

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

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