Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 11 April 2086 Thursday is Waning Crescent, 26 days old Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2086 | April 2086

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

Waning Crescent 7% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 7% and getting smaller. The 26 days old Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 4 days on 7 April 2086 at 02:22.

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 ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing about ∠21° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1973"

Lunar disc appears visually 3% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1973" and ∠1914".

Pink Moon after 17 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2086 after 17 days on 28 April 2086 at 22:35.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 13 April 2086 at 16:53
  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 20 April 2086 at 18:40
  • Full Moon in Scorpio ♏ on 28 April 2086 at 22:35
  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 6 May 2086 at 10:26

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 1066 / 2019

The Moon is 26 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1066 of Meeus index or 2019 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.37 days

Length of current 1066 lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 49 minutes. It is 1 minute longer than next lunation 1067 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 55 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 14 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠2.3°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠2.3°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠18.1°. 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

14 days after point of apogee on 28 March 2086 at 11:54 in ♍ Virgo. 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 12 April 2086 at 15:10 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 363 322 km

Moon is 363 322 km (225 758 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 358 914 km (223 019 mi).

Moon before descending node

6 days after its ascending node on 4 April 2086 at 14:12 in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 5 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 17 April 2086 at 03:54 in ♊ Gemini.

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Draconic month

6 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon before northern standstill

6 days after previous South standstill on 4 April 2086 at 20:32 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-22.622°. Next 5 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠22.550° in the next northern standstill on 17 April 2086 at 10:50 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 2 days

After 2 days on 13 April 2086 at 16:53 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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