Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 3 April 2054 Friday is Waning Crescent, 25 days old Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2054 | April 2054

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

Waning Crescent 20% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 20% and getting smaller. The 25 days old Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 3 days on 31 March 2054 at 01:50.

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 ♒ Aquarius

Moon is passing about ∠21° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1769"

Lunar disc appears visually 8.1% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1769" and ∠1919".

Pink Moon after 18 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2054 after 18 days on 22 April 2054 at 04:02.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 8 April 2054 at 04:32
  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 15 April 2054 at 08:23
  • Full Moon in Scorpio ♏ on 22 April 2054 at 04:02
  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 29 April 2054 at 20:46

Moderate tide

There is medium ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at very acute angle, so their combined tidal force is moderate.

Lunation 670 / 1623

The Moon is 25 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 670 of Meeus index or 1623 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.66 days

Length of current 670 lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 47 minutes. It is 3 hours and 19 minutes longer than next lunation 671 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 3 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠220.6°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠220.6°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠254.3°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep decreasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Moon after apogee

1 day after point of apogee on 2 April 2054 at 10:08 in ♒ Aquarius. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 14 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 18 April 2054 at 00:58 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 405 133 km

Moon is 405 133 km (251 738 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 14 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 368 088 km (228 719 mi).

Moon before descending node

12 days after its ascending node on 21 March 2054 at 22:53 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 4 April 2054 at 20:01 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

12 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

3 days after previous South standstill on 30 March 2054 at 17:00 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-18.738°. Next 10 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠18.839° in the next northern standstill on 13 April 2054 at 23:10 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 4 days

After 4 days on 8 April 2054 at 04:32 in ♈ Aries, 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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