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Moon phase on 12 April 2075 Friday is Waning Crescent, 26 days old Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2075 | April 2075

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

Waning Crescent 9% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 9% and getting smaller. The 26 days old Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 4 days on 8 April 2075 at 03:03.

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 ∠18° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1885"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1885" and ∠1914".

Pink Moon after 18 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2075 after 18 days on 30 April 2075 at 18:37.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 15 April 2075 at 08:55
  • First Quarter in Leo ♌ on 23 April 2075 at 11:53
  • Full Moon in Scorpio ♏ on 30 April 2075 at 18:37
  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 7 May 2075 at 09:59

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 930 / 1883

The Moon is 26 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 930 of Meeus index or 1883 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.56 days

Length of current 930 lunation is 29 days, 13 hours and 31 minutes. It is 56 minutes shorter than next lunation 931 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 46 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 16 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠76.5°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠76.5°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠113.2°. 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 perigee

7 days after point of perigee on 4 April 2075 at 22:38 in ♏ Scorpio. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 8 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 20 April 2075 at 18:02 in ♊ Gemini.

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Distance to Moon 380 319 km

Moon is 380 319 km (236 319 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 8 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 871 km (251 575 mi).

Moon after descending node

4 days after its descending node on 8 April 2075 at 04:27 in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 9 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 22 April 2075 at 03:55 in ♋ Cancer.

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Draconic month

17 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

4 days after previous South standstill on 7 April 2075 at 15:33 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-22.269°. Next 9 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠22.404° in the next northern standstill on 21 April 2075 at 16:04 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 2 days

After 2 days on 15 April 2075 at 08:55 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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