Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 24 April 2063 Tuesday is Waning Crescent, 25 days old Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2063 | April 2063

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

Waning Crescent 16% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 16% and getting smaller. The 25 days old Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

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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 20 April 2063 at 14:42.

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 ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing about ∠17° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1779"

Lunar disc appears visually 7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1779" and ∠1907".

Flower Moon after 18 days

Next Full Moon is the Flower Moon of May 2063 after 18 days on 12 May 2063 at 13:11.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 28 April 2063 at 14:52
  • First Quarter in Leo ♌ on 5 May 2063 at 15:20
  • Full Moon in Scorpio ♏ on 12 May 2063 at 13:11
  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 20 May 2063 at 09:16

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 782 / 1735

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 782 of Meeus index or 1735 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.58 days

Length of current 782 lunation is 29 days, 14 hours and 2 minutes. It is 3 hours and 7 minutes longer than next lunation 783 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 18 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 45 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠234.9°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠234.9°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠270.1°. 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 22 April 2063 at 02:01 in ♒ Aquarius. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 12 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 6 May 2063 at 19:05 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 402 908 km

Moon is 402 908 km (250 355 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 12 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 369 614 km (229 667 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♓ Pisces at 02:28 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 12 days to meet descending node on 7 May 2063 at 10:50 in ♍ Virgo.

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New draconic month

At 02:28 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.


Moon after southern standstill

6 days after previous South standstill on 17 April 2063 at 20:52 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.344°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.247° in the next northern standstill on 2 May 2063 at 05:04 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 4 days

After 4 days on 28 April 2063 at 14:52 in ♉ Taurus, 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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