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Moon phase on 28 April 2059 Monday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2059 | April 2059

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

Full Moon 100% illuminated

Full Moon is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 100%. The 15 days old Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 27 April 2059 at 19:17 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 ♏ Scorpio

Moon is passing about ∠16° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1833"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.9% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1833" and ∠1905".

It is Pink Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Pink of April 2059.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 5 May 2059 at 01:29
  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 11 May 2059 at 19:15
  • First Quarter in Leo ♌ on 19 May 2059 at 10:22
  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 27 May 2059 at 08:04

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 733 / 1686

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 733 of Meeus index or 1686 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.41 days

Length of current 733 lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 47 minutes. It is 55 minutes shorter than next lunation 734 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 58 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 12 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠30°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠30°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠53.2°. 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 apogee

5 days after point of apogee on 22 April 2059 at 12:03 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 9 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 8 May 2059 at 06:41 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 391 102 km

Moon is 391 102 km (243 020 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 9 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 366 831 km (227 938 mi).

Moon before descending node

13 days after its ascending node on 14 April 2059 at 19:11 in ♉ Taurus, 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 29 April 2059 at 07:01 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Draconic month

13 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is moving from the first to the middle part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

10 days after previous North standstill on 17 April 2059 at 23:41 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠26.607°. Next 3 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-26.654° in the next southern standstill on 2 May 2059 at 11:32 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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