Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 8 April 2100 Thursday is Waning Crescent, 28 days old Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2100 | April 2100

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

Waning Crescent 1% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 1% and getting smaller. The 28 days old Moon is in ♈ Aries.

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Moon phase and lunation details

6 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 6 days on 1 April 2100 at 16:35.

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 ♈ Aries

Moon is passing about ∠6° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1772"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.8% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1772" and ∠1916".

Pink Moon after 15 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2100 after 15 days on 24 April 2100 at 09:43.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 9 April 2100 at 16:16
  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 17 April 2100 at 16:42
  • Full Moon in Scorpio ♏ on 24 April 2100 at 09:43
  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 1 May 2100 at 05:01

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 1239 / 2192

The Moon is 28 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1239 of Meeus index or 2192 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.74 days

Length of current 1239 lunation is 29 days, 17 hours and 48 minutes. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2100. It is 1 hour and 11 minutes longer than next lunation 1240 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 4 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 59 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠151.4°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠151.4°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠176.6°. 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

12 days after point of perigee on 26 March 2100 at 14:59 in ♎ Libra. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next day, until it get to the point of next apogee on 10 April 2100 at 01:45 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 404 460 km

Moon is 404 460 km (251 320 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next day until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 566 km (252 628 mi).

Moon after ascending node

1 day after its ascending node on 6 April 2100 at 22:10 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 12 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 21 April 2100 at 05:33 in ♍ Virgo.

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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

7 days after previous South standstill on 31 March 2100 at 15:42 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.525°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.446° in the next northern standstill on 15 April 2100 at 08:21 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day on 9 April 2100 at 16:16 in ♈ Aries, 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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