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Moon phase on 22 April 2094 Thursday is First Quarter, 7 days young Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2094 | April 2094

First Quarter phase
First Quarter phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

First Quarter 49% illuminated

First Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 49% and growing larger. The 7 days young Moon is in ♌ Leo.

* The exact date and time of this First Quarter phase is on 22 April 2094 at 14:48 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at noon and sets at midnight. It is visible high in the southern sky in early evening.

Moon is entering ♌ Leo

Moon is passing first ∠2° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1773"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.3% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1773" and ∠1908".

Pink Moon after 8 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2094 after 8 days on 30 April 2094 at 13:54.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Scorpio ♏ on 30 April 2094 at 13:54
  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 7 May 2094 at 14:47
  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 14 May 2094 at 12:09
  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 22 May 2094 at 09:15

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 1166 / 2119

The Moon is 7 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1166 of Meeus index or 2119 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.44 days

Length of current 1166 lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 32 minutes. It is 1 hour and 22 minutes shorter than next lunation 1167 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 12 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 57 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠45.7°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠45.7°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠74.7°. 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 2094 at 03:26 in ♓ Pisces. 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 23 April 2094 at 23:58 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 404 189 km

Moon is 404 189 km (251 151 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next day until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 400 km (251 283 mi).

Moon after ascending node

1 day after its ascending node on 20 April 2094 at 16:57 in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 12 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 4 May 2094 at 20:35 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

1 day after beginning of current draconic month in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

1 day after previous North standstill on 20 April 2094 at 20:13 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠23.077°. Next 12 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-23.185° in the next southern standstill on 5 May 2094 at 01:36 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 8 days

After 8 days on 30 April 2094 at 13:54 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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