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Moon phase on 28 April 2063 Saturday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Taurus.

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Lunar calendar 2063 | April 2063

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

New Moon

New Moon is the lunar phase on . Surface of the Moon disc is not illuminated. The 1 day young Moon is in ♉ Taurus.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 28 April 2063 at 14:52 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at sunrise and sets at sunset. It's part facing the Earth is completely in shadow.

Moon in ♉ Taurus

Moon is passing about ∠7° of ♉ Taurus tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1846" and ∠1905".

Flower Moon after 14 days

Next Full Moon is the Flower Moon of May 2063 after 14 days on 12 May 2063 at 13:11.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • 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
  • New Moon in Gemini ♊ on 28 May 2063 at 01:47

Spring tide

There is high New Moon ocean tide on this date. Combined Sun and Moon gravitational tidal force working on Earth is strong, because of the Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.

New lunation 783 / 1736

At 14:52 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 783 of Meeus index or 1736 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.45 days

29 days, 10 hours and 55 minutes is the length of new lunation 783. It is 2 hours and 16 minutes longer than next lunation 784 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 49 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 20 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠270.1°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠270.1°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠301.9°. 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 apogee

6 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 8 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 388 186 km

Moon is 388 186 km (241 208 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 8 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 369 614 km (229 667 mi).

Moon after ascending node

4 days after its ascending node on 24 April 2063 at 02:28 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 8 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 7 May 2063 at 10:50 in ♍ Virgo.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before northern standstill

10 days after previous South standstill on 17 April 2063 at 20:52 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.344°. Next 3 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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Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy

The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.

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