Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 1 April 2090 Saturday is Waxing Crescent, 1 day young Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2090 | April 2090

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

Waxing Crescent 2% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 2% and growing larger. The 1 day young Moon is in ♈ Aries.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 1 day on 31 March 2090 at 03:48.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.

Moon in ♈ Aries

Moon is leaving the last ∠3° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♉ Taurus later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1806"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.1% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1806" and ∠1919".

Pink Moon after 12 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2090 after 12 days on 14 April 2090 at 09:22.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 7 April 2090 at 17:56
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 14 April 2090 at 09:22
  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 21 April 2090 at 15:50
  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 29 April 2090 at 19:12

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 1116 / 2069

The Moon is 1 day young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1116 of Meeus index or 2069 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.64 days

Length of current 1116 lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 24 minutes. It is 3 hours and 7 minutes longer than next lunation 1117 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 40 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 23 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠214.3°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠214.3°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠246°. 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 after apogee

4 days after point of apogee on 27 March 2090 at 18:35 in ♒ Aquarius. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 11 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 12 April 2090 at 12:39 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 396 986 km

Moon is 396 986 km (246 676 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 11 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 361 767 km (224 792 mi).

Moon after descending node

2 days after its descending node on 30 March 2090 at 05:59 in ♈ Aries, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 11 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 12 April 2090 at 16:39 in ♍ Virgo.

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Draconic month

16 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before northern standstill

9 days after previous South standstill on 22 March 2090 at 18:06 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-18.136°. Next 4 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠18.167° in the next northern standstill on 6 April 2090 at 10:07 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 12 days

After 12 days on 14 April 2090 at 09:22 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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