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Moon phase on 12 April 2095 Tuesday is First Quarter, 8 days young Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2095 | April 2095

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

First Quarter 59% illuminated

First Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 59% and growing larger. The 8 days young Moon is in ♌ Leo.

* The exact date and time of this First Quarter phase is on 11 April 2095 at 14:27 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 ∠3° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1814"

Lunar disc appears visually 5.3% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1814" and ∠1914".

Pink Moon after 7 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2095 after 7 days on 19 April 2095 at 18:14.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • 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
  • First Quarter in Leo ♌ on 11 May 2095 at 06:14

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 8 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving through 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 before apogee

8 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 4 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 395 036 km

Moon is 395 036 km (245 464 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 4 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 156 km (252 374 mi).

Moon after ascending node

3 days after its ascending node on 9 April 2095 at 05:17 in ♊ Gemini, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 11 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 23 April 2095 at 19:35 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Draconic month

3 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♊ Gemini, 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 10 April 2095 at 17:25 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠24.694°. Next 12 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-24.812° in the next southern standstill on 25 April 2095 at 11:03 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 7 days

After 7 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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