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Moon phase on 20 April 2099 Monday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2099 | April 2099

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

New Moon

New Moon is the lunar phase on . Surface of the Moon disc is not illuminated. The 1 day young Moon is in ♈ Aries.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 20 April 2099 at 15:30 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at sunrise and sets at sunset. It's part facing the Earth is completely in shadow.

Moon in ♈ Aries

Moon is leaving the last ∠1° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♉ Taurus later.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1797" and ∠1909".

Flower Moon after 14 days

Next Full Moon is the Flower Moon of May 2099 after 14 days on 4 May 2099 at 17:58.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Leo ♌ on 28 April 2099 at 01:36
  • Full Moon in Scorpio ♏ on 4 May 2099 at 17:58
  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 12 May 2099 at 04:00
  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 20 May 2099 at 05:16

Spring tide

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

New lunation 1228 / 2181

At 15:30 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 1228 of Meeus index or 2181 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.57 days

29 days, 13 hours and 47 minutes is the length of new lunation 1228. It is 2 hours and 53 minutes longer than next lunation 1229 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 3 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠227.5°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠227.5°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠261.4°. 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 apogee

4 days after point of apogee on 16 April 2099 at 08:34 in ♓ Pisces. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 11 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 2 May 2099 at 05:55 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 398 791 km

Moon is 398 791 km (247 797 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 11 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 364 037 km (226 202 mi).

Moon after ascending node

1 day after its ascending node on 18 April 2099 at 13:19 in ♓ Pisces, 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 2 May 2099 at 00:59 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before northern standstill

9 days after previous South standstill on 10 April 2099 at 17:12 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.656°. Next 4 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.599° in the next northern standstill on 25 April 2099 at 08:16 in ♋ Cancer.

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Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy

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

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