Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 19 April 2083 Monday is Waxing Crescent, 2 days young Moon is in Taurus.

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Lunar calendar 2083 | April 2083

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

Waxing Crescent 5% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 5% and growing larger. The 2 days young Moon is in ♉ Taurus.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 2 days on 17 April 2083 at 02:09.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon in ♉ Taurus

Moon is leaving the last ∠4° of ♉ Taurus tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♊ Gemini later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1768"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1768" and ∠1910".

Flower Moon after 12 days

Next Full Moon is the Flower Moon of May 2083 after 12 days on 2 May 2083 at 02:29.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • 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
  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 16 May 2083 at 18:14

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 1030 / 1983

The Moon is 2 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1030 of Meeus index or 1983 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.67 days

Length of current 1030 lunation is 29 days, 16 hours and 4 minutes. It is 40 minutes longer than next lunation 1031 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 20 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 43 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠156.3°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠156.3°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠180.3°. 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 in apogee

Moon is reaching point of apogee on this date at 13:44, this is 15 days after last perigee on 4 April 2083 at 03:43 in ♏ Scorpio. Lunar orbit is starting to get closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth for 13 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next perigee on 2 May 2083 at 12:57 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 406 306 km

This apogee Moon is 406 306 km (252 467 mi) away from Earth. It is 898 km farther than the mean apogee distance, but it is still 403 km closer than the farthest apogee of 21st century.

Moon before descending node

8 days after its ascending node on 11 April 2083 at 07:14 in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 6 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 25 April 2083 at 22:02 in ♌ Leo.

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Draconic month

8 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

12 days after previous South standstill on 7 April 2083 at 11:24 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-27.208°. Next 2 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 12 days

After 12 days on 2 May 2083 at 02:29 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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