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Moon phase on 27 April 2082 Monday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Taurus.

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Lunar calendar 2082 | April 2082

New Moon phase
New Moon phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

New Moon

New Moon is the lunar phase on . Surface of the Moon disc is not illuminated. The 1 day young Moon is in ♉ Taurus.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 28 April 2082 at 02:02 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at sunrise and sets at sunset. It's part facing the Earth is completely in shadow.

Moon is entering ♉ Taurus

Moon is passing first ∠1° of ♉ Taurus tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1773" and ∠1906".

Flower Moon after 14 days

Next Full Moon is the Flower Moon of May 2082 after 14 days on 12 May 2082 at 09:49.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 28 April 2082 at 02:02
  • First Quarter in Leo ♌ on 5 May 2082 at 19:04
  • Full Moon in Scorpio ♏ on 12 May 2082 at 09:49
  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 19 May 2082 at 12:58

Spring tide

There is high New Moon ocean tide on this date. Combined Sun and Moon gravitational tidal force working on Earth is strong, because of the Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.

New lunation 1017 / 1970

At 09:05 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 1017 of Meeus index or 1970 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.71 days

29 days, 16 hours and 57 minutes is the length of new lunation 1017. It is 2 hours and 12 minutes longer than next lunation 1018 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 13 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 50 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠179.1°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠179.1°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠203.1°. 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

1 day after point of apogee on 25 April 2082 at 15:39 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 13 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 11 May 2082 at 00:30 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 404 351 km

Moon is 404 351 km (251 252 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 13 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 359 931 km (223 651 mi).

Moon after ascending node

4 days after its ascending node on 22 April 2082 at 17:02 in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 9 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 7 May 2082 at 01:12 in ♍ Virgo.

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Draconic month

4 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon before northern standstill

10 days after previous South standstill on 17 April 2082 at 07:41 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.081°. Next 4 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠27.970° in the next northern standstill on 1 May 2082 at 23:20 in ♊ Gemini.

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Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy

The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.

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