Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 29 April 2083 Thursday is Waxing Gibbous, 12 days young Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2083 | April 2083

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

Waxing Gibbous 90% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 90% and growing larger. The 12 days young Moon is in ♎ Libra.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 4 days on 25 April 2083 at 05:54.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the afternoon and sets after midnight to early morning. It is visible to the southeast in early evening and it is up for most of the night.

Moon is entering ♎ Libra

Moon is passing first ∠3° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1936"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.6% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1936" and ∠1905".

Flower Moon after 2 days

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

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • 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
  • First Quarter in Leo ♌ on 24 May 2083 at 18:11

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 12 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle 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 before perigee

9 days after point of apogee on 19 April 2083 at 13:44 in ♉ Taurus. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 3 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 2 May 2083 at 12:57 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 370 293 km

Moon is 370 293 km (230 089 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 3 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 357 149 km (221 922 mi).

Moon after descending node

3 days after its descending node on 25 April 2083 at 22:02 in ♌ Leo, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 8 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 8 May 2083 at 08:03 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before southern standstill

7 days after previous North standstill on 21 April 2083 at 19:08 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠27.084°. Next 5 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-27.010° in the next southern standstill on 4 May 2083 at 19:46 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 2 days

After 2 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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