Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 20 April 2093 Monday is Waning Crescent, 24 days old Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2093 | April 2093

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

Waning Crescent 28% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 28% and getting smaller. The 24 days old Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 2 days on 18 April 2093 at 11:20.

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 ♒ Aquarius

Moon is leaving the last ∠3° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♓ Pisces later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1940"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.6% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1940" and ∠1909".

Flower Moon after 20 days

Next Full Moon is the Flower Moon of May 2093 after 20 days on 11 May 2093 at 02:17.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 25 April 2093 at 16:12
  • First Quarter in Leo ♌ on 3 May 2093 at 18:37
  • Full Moon in Scorpio ♏ on 11 May 2093 at 02:17
  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 17 May 2093 at 17:47

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 1153 / 2106

The Moon is 24 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1153 of Meeus index or 2106 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.54 days

Length of current 1153 lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 54 minutes. It is 1 hour and 1 minute shorter than next lunation 1154 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 10 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 53 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠73.1°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠73.1°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠109.2°. 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 perigee

4 days after point of perigee on 15 April 2093 at 13:30 in ♐ Sagittarius. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 10 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 1 May 2093 at 06:12 in ♋ Cancer.

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Distance to Moon 369 543 km

Moon is 369 543 km (229 623 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 10 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 751 km (251 501 mi).

Moon after descending node

1 day after its descending node on 18 April 2093 at 13:39 in ♑ Capricorn, 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 2 May 2093 at 12:02 in ♋ Cancer.

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Draconic month

15 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♌ Leo, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

3 days after previous South standstill on 17 April 2093 at 04:44 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-21.301°. Next 10 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠21.429° in the next northern standstill on 1 May 2093 at 00:13 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 5 days

After 5 days on 25 April 2093 at 16:12 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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