Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 7 April 2095 Thursday is Waxing Crescent, 3 days young Moon is in Taurus.

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Lunar calendar 2095 | April 2095

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

Waxing Crescent 11% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 11% and growing larger. The 3 days young Moon is in ♉ Taurus.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 2 days on 4 April 2095 at 16:36.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon in ♉ Taurus

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

Apparent angular diameter ∠1928"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.6% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1928" and ∠1916".

Pink Moon after 12 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2095 after 12 days on 19 April 2095 at 18:14.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 11 April 2095 at 14:27
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 19 April 2095 at 18:14
  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 27 April 2095 at 10:45
  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 4 May 2095 at 01:06

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 1178 / 2131

The Moon is 3 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1178 of Meeus index or 2131 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.35 days

Length of current 1178 lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 30 minutes. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2095. It is 22 minutes shorter than next lunation 1179 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 14 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 55 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠9.2°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠9.2°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠26°. 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

3 days after point of perigee on 4 April 2095 at 03:40 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 9 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 16 April 2095 at 22:45 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 371 839 km

Moon is 371 839 km (231 050 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 9 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 156 km (252 374 mi).

Moon before ascending node

10 days after its descending node on 27 March 2095 at 18:10 in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 9 April 2095 at 05:17 in ♊ Gemini.

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Draconic month

25 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♊ Gemini, 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 29 March 2095 at 04:59 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-24.592°. Next 3 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠24.694° in the next northern standstill on 10 April 2095 at 17:25 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 12 days

After 12 days on 19 April 2095 at 18:14 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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