Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 11 April 2083 Sunday is Waning Crescent, 24 days old Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2083 | April 2083

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

Waning Crescent 28% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 28% 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 9 April 2083 at 08:31.

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 ∠18° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1877"

Lunar disc appears visually 2% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1877" and ∠1914".

Flower Moon after 20 days

Next Full Moon is the Flower Moon of May 2083 after 20 days on 2 May 2083 at 02:29.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 17 April 2083 at 02:09
  • First Quarter in Leo ♌ on 25 April 2083 at 05:54
  • Full Moon in Scorpio ♏ on 2 May 2083 at 02:29
  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 8 May 2083 at 18:30

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 1029 / 1982

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 1029 of Meeus index or 1982 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.68 days

Length of current 1029 lunation is 29 days, 16 hours and 13 minutes. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2083. It is 9 minutes longer than next lunation 1030 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 29 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 34 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠126.4°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠126.4°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠156.3°. 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

7 days after point of perigee on 4 April 2083 at 03:43 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 19 April 2083 at 13:44 in ♉ Taurus.

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Distance to Moon 381 866 km

Moon is 381 866 km (237 281 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 8 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 306 km (252 467 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♒ Aquarius at 07:14 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 14 days to meet descending node on 25 April 2083 at 22:02 in ♌ Leo.

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New draconic month

At 07:14 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.


Moon after southern standstill

4 days after previous South standstill on 7 April 2083 at 11:24 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-27.208°. Next 10 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠27.084° in the next northern standstill on 21 April 2083 at 19:08 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 5 days

After 5 days on 17 April 2083 at 02:09 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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