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Moon phase on 1 April 2076 Wednesday is Waning Crescent, 27 days old Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2076 | April 2076

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

Waning Crescent 7% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 7% and getting smaller. The 27 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 28 March 2076 at 00:26.

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 ∠13° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1953"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.7% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1953" and ∠1919".

Pink Moon after 17 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2076 after 17 days on 19 April 2076 at 06:29.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 3 April 2076 at 17:47
  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 11 April 2076 at 07:59
  • Full Moon in Scorpio ♏ on 19 April 2076 at 06:29
  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 26 April 2076 at 06:41

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 942 / 1895

The Moon is 27 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 942 of Meeus index or 1895 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.43 days

Length of current 942 lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 23 minutes. It is 42 minutes shorter than next lunation 943 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 21 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 48 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠26.4°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠26.4°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠48.3°. 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

1 day after point of perigee on 31 March 2076 at 14:52 in ♒ Aquarius. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 10 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 12 April 2076 at 11:48 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 367 070 km

Moon is 367 070 km (228 087 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 10 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 352 km (251 253 mi).

Moon after descending node

5 days after its descending node on 27 March 2076 at 10:20 in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 7 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 9 April 2076 at 08:47 in ♊ Gemini.

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Draconic month

19 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 28 March 2076 at 05:49 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-23.953°. Next 8 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠24.071° in the next northern standstill on 10 April 2076 at 09:56 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 2 days

After 2 days on 3 April 2076 at 17:47 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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