Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 7 April 2085 Saturday is Waxing Gibbous, 12 days young Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2085 | April 2085

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

Waxing Gibbous 93% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 93% and growing larger. The 12 days young Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 5 days on 2 April 2085 at 01:51.

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 in ♍ Virgo

Moon is passing about ∠18° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1786"

Lunar disc appears visually 7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1786" and ∠1916".

Pink Moon after 2 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2085 after 2 days on 10 April 2085 at 03:41.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 10 April 2085 at 03:41
  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 17 April 2085 at 07:54
  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 24 April 2085 at 02:59
  • First Quarter in Leo ♌ on 1 May 2085 at 20:52

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 1054 / 2007

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 1054 of Meeus index or 2007 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.43 days

Length of current 1054 lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 22 minutes. It is 1 hour and 2 minutes shorter than next lunation 1055 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 22 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 47 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠35.4°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠35.4°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠60.6°. 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 apogee

3 days after point of apogee on 4 April 2085 at 08:13 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 12 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 19 April 2085 at 21:32 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 401 334 km

Moon is 401 334 km (249 377 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 12 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 368 250 km (228 820 mi).

Moon after descending node

6 days after its descending node on 1 April 2085 at 11:26 in ♋ Cancer, 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 15 April 2085 at 15:03 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Draconic month

18 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

7 days after previous North standstill on 31 March 2085 at 03:08 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠24.388°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-24.266° in the next southern standstill on 14 April 2085 at 12:50 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 2 days

After 2 days on 10 April 2085 at 03:41 in ♎ Libra, 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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