Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 14 April 2080 Sunday is Waning Crescent, 24 days old Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2080 | April 2080

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

Waning Crescent 30% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 30% and getting smaller. The 24 days old Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 2 days on 12 April 2080 at 06:49.

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 ♒ Aquarius

Moon is passing about ∠20° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1781"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.1% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1781" and ∠1912".

Flower Moon after 19 days

Next Full Moon is the Flower Moon of May 2080 after 19 days on 4 May 2080 at 00:10.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 20 April 2080 at 01:00
  • First Quarter in Leo ♌ on 26 April 2080 at 20:16
  • Full Moon in Scorpio ♏ on 4 May 2080 at 00:10
  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 12 May 2080 at 01:11

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 992 / 1945

The Moon is 24 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 992 of Meeus index or 1945 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.54 days

Length of current 992 lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 54 minutes. It is 2 hours and 57 minutes longer than next lunation 993 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 10 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 53 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠264.5°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠264.5°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠298.1°. 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

2 days after point of apogee on 12 April 2080 at 02:12 in ♑ Capricorn. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 9 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 24 April 2080 at 09:33 in ♋ Cancer.

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Distance to Moon 402 506 km

Moon is 402 506 km (250 106 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 9 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 368 380 km (228 901 mi).

Moon before ascending node

10 days after its descending node on 4 April 2080 at 06:19 in ♎ Libra, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 4 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 18 April 2080 at 16:44 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

23 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

3 days after previous South standstill on 10 April 2080 at 12:43 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.592°. Next 9 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.551° in the next northern standstill on 24 April 2080 at 09:24 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 5 days

After 5 days on 20 April 2080 at 01:00 in ♉ Taurus, 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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