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Moon phase on 21 April 2054 Tuesday is Full Moon, 14 days old Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2054 | April 2054

Full Moon phase
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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 22 April 2054 at 04:02 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 ∠23° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1906"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.2% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1906" and ∠1909".

It is Pink Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Pink of April 2054.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • 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
  • First Quarter in Leo ♌ on 14 May 2054 at 13:57

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 671 / 1624

The Moon is 14 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle 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 after perigee

3 days after point of perigee on 18 April 2054 at 00:58 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 8 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 30 April 2054 at 05:45 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 376 139 km

Moon is 376 139 km (233 722 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 8 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 138 km (251 120 mi).

Moon after ascending node

3 days after its ascending node on 18 April 2054 at 05:03 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 10 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 2 May 2054 at 00:18 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

3 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 before southern standstill

7 days after previous North standstill on 13 April 2054 at 23:10 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.839°. Next 5 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.930° in the next southern standstill on 27 April 2054 at 01:47 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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