Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 27 April 2090 Thursday is Waning Crescent, 27 days old Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2090 | April 2090

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

Waning Crescent 5% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 5% and getting smaller. The 27 days old Moon is in ♈ Aries.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 5 days on 21 April 2090 at 15:50.

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 ♈ Aries

Moon is passing about ∠12° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1784"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1784" and ∠1906".

Flower Moon after 16 days

Next Full Moon is the Flower Moon of May 2090 after 16 days on 13 May 2090 at 19:01.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 29 April 2090 at 19:12
  • First Quarter in Leo ♌ on 7 May 2090 at 00:38
  • Full Moon in Scorpio ♏ on 13 May 2090 at 19:01
  • Last Quarter in Pisces ♓ on 21 May 2090 at 09:43

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 1116 / 2069

The Moon is 27 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final 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

3 days after point of apogee on 24 April 2090 at 10:58 in ♓ Pisces. 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 10 May 2090 at 05:31 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 401 742 km

Moon is 401 742 km (249 631 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 12 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 366 931 km (228 000 mi).

Moon after descending node

1 day after its descending node on 26 April 2090 at 12:13 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 12 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 9 May 2090 at 23:10 in ♍ Virgo.

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Draconic month

14 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

8 days after previous South standstill on 19 April 2090 at 02:47 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-18.213°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠18.290° in the next northern standstill on 3 May 2090 at 15:57 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 2 days

After 2 days on 29 April 2090 at 19:12 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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