Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 22 April 2084 Saturday is Waning Gibbous, 16 days old Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2084 | April 2084

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

Waning Gibbous 96% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 96% and getting smaller. The 16 days old Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 1 day on 20 April 2084 at 17:52.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the evening and sets in the morning. It is visible to the southwest and it is high in the sky after midnight.

Moon in ♏ Scorpio

Moon is leaving the last ∠3° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♐ Sagittarius later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1952"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.3% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1952" and ∠1908".

Pink Moon before 1 day

Next Full Moon is the Flower Moon of May 2084 after 27 days on 20 May 2084 at 02:36.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 27 April 2084 at 10:29
  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 4 May 2084 at 19:32
  • First Quarter in Leo ♌ on 12 May 2084 at 23:43
  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 20 May 2084 at 02:36

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 1042 / 1995

The Moon is 16 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1042 of Meeus index or 1995 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.57 days

Length of current 1042 lunation is 29 days, 13 hours and 40 minutes. It is 1 hour and 1 minute shorter than next lunation 1043 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 56 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 7 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠92.7°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠92.7°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠128.4°. 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 before perigee

10 days after point of apogee on 11 April 2084 at 15:02 in ♊ Gemini. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next day, until it get to the point of next perigee on 23 April 2084 at 11:07 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Distance to Moon 367 246 km

Moon is 367 246 km (228 196 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 364 770 km (226 658 mi).

Moon before ascending node

9 days after its descending node on 13 April 2084 at 07:00 in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 3 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 26 April 2084 at 09:18 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before southern standstill

12 days after previous North standstill on 10 April 2084 at 10:37 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠25.857°. Next day the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-25.760° in the next southern standstill on 24 April 2084 at 03:07 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 12 days

After 12 days on 4 May 2084 at 19:32 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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