Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 4 April 2062 Tuesday is Waning Crescent, 24 days old Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2062 | April 2062

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

Waning Crescent 27% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 27% and getting smaller. The 24 days old Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 2 days on 1 April 2062 at 23:55.

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 ∠13° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1787"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.1% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1787" and ∠1918".

Pink Moon after 19 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2062 after 19 days on 23 April 2062 at 16:57.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 9 April 2062 at 17:17
  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 16 April 2062 at 12:03
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 23 April 2062 at 16:57
  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 1 May 2062 at 18:33

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 769 / 1722

The Moon is 24 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 769 of Meeus index or 1722 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.54 days

Length of current 769 lunation is 29 days, 13 hours and 4 minutes. It is 2 hours and 58 minutes longer than next lunation 770 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 20 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 43 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠268.5°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠268.5°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠301.6°. 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

2 days after point of apogee on 1 April 2062 at 14:06 in ♑ Capricorn. 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 13 April 2062 at 17:32 in ♊ Gemini.

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Distance to Moon 401 116 km

Moon is 401 116 km (249 242 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 9 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 367 906 km (228 606 mi).

Moon before ascending node

10 days after its descending node on 24 March 2062 at 21:44 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 3 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 8 April 2062 at 08:18 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

23 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

3 days after previous South standstill on 31 March 2062 at 23:35 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.700°. Next 10 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.655° in the next northern standstill on 14 April 2062 at 15:56 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 5 days

After 5 days on 9 April 2062 at 17:17 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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