Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 29 April 2095 Friday is Waning Crescent, 24 days old Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2095 | April 2095

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

Waning Crescent 27% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 27% and getting smaller. The 24 days old Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

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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 27 April 2095 at 10:45.

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 ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing about ∠6° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1963"

Lunar disc appears visually 3% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1963" and ∠1905".

Flower Moon after 19 days

Next Full Moon is the Flower Moon of May 2095 after 19 days on 19 May 2095 at 09:21.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 4 May 2095 at 01:06
  • First Quarter in Leo ♌ on 11 May 2095 at 06:14
  • Full Moon in Scorpio ♏ on 19 May 2095 at 09:21
  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 26 May 2095 at 17:17

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 1178 / 2131

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 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 perigee

12 days after point of apogee on 16 April 2095 at 22:45 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 2 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 2 May 2095 at 11:37 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 365 137 km

Moon is 365 137 km (226 886 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 2 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 360 703 km (224 130 mi).

Moon after descending node

5 days after its descending node on 23 April 2095 at 19:35 in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 7 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 6 May 2095 at 12:15 in ♊ Gemini.

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Draconic month

20 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 after southern standstill

4 days after previous South standstill on 25 April 2095 at 11:03 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-24.812°. Next 8 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠24.867° in the next northern standstill on 8 May 2095 at 02:21 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 4 days

After 4 days on 4 May 2095 at 01:06 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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