Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 13 April 2054 Monday is Waxing Crescent, 5 days young Moon is in Gemini.

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Lunar calendar 2054 | April 2054

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

Waxing Crescent 30% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 30% and growing larger. The 5 days young Moon is in ♊ Gemini.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 5 days on 8 April 2054 at 04:32.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.

Moon is entering ♊ Gemini

Moon is passing first ∠0° of ♊ Gemini tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1945"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.7% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1945" and ∠1913".

Pink Moon after 8 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2054 after 8 days on 22 April 2054 at 04:02.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • 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
  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 7 May 2054 at 17:00

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 671 / 1624

The Moon is 5 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 671 of Meeus index or 1624 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.52 days

Length of current 671 lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 28 minutes. It is 2 hours and 48 minutes longer than next lunation 672 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 16 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 53 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠254.3°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠254.3°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠288.9°. 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 before perigee

11 days 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 4 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 368 440 km

Moon is 368 440 km (228 938 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 4 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 368 088 km (228 719 mi).

Moon before ascending node

8 days after its descending node on 4 April 2054 at 20:01 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 4 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 18 April 2054 at 05:03 in ♍ Virgo.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon in northern standstill

At 23:10 on this date the Moon is meeting its North standstill point, when it will reach northern declination of ∠18.839°. Next 13 days the lunar orbit will move in opposite southward direction to face South declination of ∠-18.930° in its southern standstill point on 27 April 2054 at 01:47 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 8 days

After 8 days on 22 April 2054 at 04:02 in ♏ Scorpio, 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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