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Moon phase on 16 April 2098 Wednesday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2098 | April 2098

Full Moon phase
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Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Full Moon 99% illuminated

Full Moon is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 99%. The 15 days old Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 15 April 2098 at 19:04 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at sunset and sets at sunrise. It is visible all night and it is high in the sky around midnight.

Moon in ♏ Scorpio

Moon is passing about ∠6° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1866"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.4% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1866" and ∠1911".

It is Pink Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Pink of April 2098.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 23 April 2098 at 13:33
  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 1 May 2098 at 08:32
  • First Quarter in Leo ♌ on 8 May 2098 at 04:21
  • Full Moon in Scorpio ♏ on 15 May 2098 at 07:16

Spring tide

There is high Full Moon ocean tide on this date. Combined Sun and Moon gravitational tidal force working on Earth is strong, because of the Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy alignment.

Lunation 1215 / 2168

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1215 of Meeus index or 2168 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.53 days

Length of current 1215 lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 45 minutes. It is 2 hours and 54 minutes longer than next lunation 1216 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 minute longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 7 hours and 2 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠260.4°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠260.4°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠294.5°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep decreasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Moon after perigee

5 days after point of perigee on 11 April 2098 at 03:38 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 7 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 23 April 2098 at 14:16 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 384 224 km

Moon is 384 224 km (238 746 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 7 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 262 km (251 197 mi).

Moon after descending node

1 day after its descending node on 15 April 2098 at 14:53 in ♎ Libra, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 13 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 30 April 2098 at 01:09 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

13 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

8 days after previous North standstill on 7 April 2098 at 20:47 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.320°. Next 4 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.319° in the next southern standstill on 21 April 2098 at 01:51 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy

The Moon is in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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