Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 21 April 2075 Sunday is Waxing Crescent, 6 days young Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2075 | April 2075

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

Waxing Crescent 32% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 32% and growing larger. The 6 days young Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

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Moon phase and lunation details

6 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 6 days on 15 April 2075 at 08:55.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.

Moon in ♋ Cancer

Moon is passing about ∠10° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1770"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1770" and ∠1909".

Pink Moon after 9 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2075 after 9 days on 30 April 2075 at 18:37.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • 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
  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 14 May 2075 at 23:22

Neap tide

There is low ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at big angle, so their combined tidal force is weak.

Lunation 931 / 1884

The Moon is 6 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 931 of Meeus index or 1884 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.6 days

Length of current 931 lunation is 29 days, 14 hours and 27 minutes. It is 50 minutes shorter than next lunation 932 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 43 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 20 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠113.2°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠113.2°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠145.4°. 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 apogee

1 day after point of apogee on 20 April 2075 at 18:02 in ♊ Gemini. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 11 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 2 May 2075 at 16:21 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Distance to Moon 405 029 km

Moon is 405 029 km (251 673 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 11 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 361 942 km (224 900 mi).

Moon before ascending node

13 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 day, 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

26 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 in northern standstill

At 16:04 on this date the Moon is meeting its North standstill point, when it will reach northern declination of ∠22.404°. Next 13 days the lunar orbit will move in opposite southward direction to face South declination of ∠-22.503° in its southern standstill point on 4 May 2075 at 22:18 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 9 days

After 9 days on 30 April 2075 at 18:37 in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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