Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 23 April 2086 Tuesday is Waxing Gibbous, 10 days young Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2086 | April 2086

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

Waxing Gibbous 75% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 75% and growing larger. The 10 days young Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 2 days on 20 April 2086 at 18:40.

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 ♍ Virgo

Moon is passing first ∠4° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1774"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.2% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1774" and ∠1908".

Pink Moon after 5 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2086 after 5 days on 28 April 2086 at 22:35.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Scorpio ♏ on 28 April 2086 at 22:35
  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 6 May 2086 at 10:26
  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 13 May 2086 at 01:41
  • First Quarter in Leo ♌ on 20 May 2086 at 11:19

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 1067 / 2020

The Moon is 10 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1067 of Meeus index or 2020 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.37 days

Length of current 1067 lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 48 minutes. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2086. It is 43 minutes shorter than next lunation 1068 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 56 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 13 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠18.1°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠18.1°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠37.1°. 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 apogee

10 days after point of perigee on 12 April 2086 at 15:10 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next day, until it get to the point of next apogee on 24 April 2086 at 22:37 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 403 948 km

Moon is 403 948 km (251 002 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next day until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 704 km (252 093 mi).

Moon after descending node

6 days after its descending node on 17 April 2086 at 03:54 in ♊ Gemini, 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 1 May 2086 at 17:00 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon after northern standstill

6 days after previous North standstill on 17 April 2086 at 10:50 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠22.550°. Next 8 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-22.482° in the next southern standstill on 2 May 2086 at 01:28 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 5 days

After 5 days on 28 April 2086 at 22:35 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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