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Moon phase on 7 April 2069 Sunday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2069 | April 2069

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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 15 days old Moon is in ♎ Libra.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 6 April 2069 at 16:13 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 leaving the last ∠3° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♏ Scorpio later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1768"

Lunar disc appears visually 8% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1768" and ∠1916".

It is Pink Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Pink of April 2069.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 14 April 2069 at 17:21
  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 21 April 2069 at 09:58
  • First Quarter in Leo ♌ on 28 April 2069 at 05:56
  • Full Moon in Scorpio ♏ on 6 May 2069 at 09:11

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 856 / 1809

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 856 of Meeus index or 1809 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.36 days

Length of current 856 lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 45 minutes. It is 38 minutes longer than next lunation 857 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 59 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 10 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠349.7°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠349.7°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠4.9°. 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 in apogee

Moon is reaching point of apogee on this date at 02:44, this is 14 days after last perigee on 23 March 2069 at 15:45 in ♈ Aries. Lunar orbit is starting to get closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth for 13 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next perigee on 21 April 2069 at 02:57 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 406 308 km

This apogee Moon is 406 308 km (252 468 mi) away from Earth. It is 900 km farther than the mean apogee distance, but it is still 401 km closer than the farthest apogee of 21st century.

Moon before ascending node

12 days after its descending node on 25 March 2069 at 18:54 in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 8 April 2069 at 21:44 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Draconic month

25 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

10 days after previous North standstill on 28 March 2069 at 06:45 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠20.006°. Next 4 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-19.933° in the next southern standstill on 11 April 2069 at 22:06 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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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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