Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 4 April 2033 Monday is Waxing Crescent, 5 days young Moon is in Gemini.

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Lunar calendar 2033 | April 2033

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

Waxing Crescent 28% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 28% and growing larger. The 5 days young Moon is in ♊ Gemini.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 4 days on 30 March 2033 at 17:52.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.

Moon in ♊ Gemini

Moon is passing about ∠19° of ♊ Gemini tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1885"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1885" and ∠1918".

Pink Moon after 10 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2033 after 10 days on 14 April 2033 at 19:17.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 6 April 2033 at 15:14
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 14 April 2033 at 19:17
  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 22 April 2033 at 11:42
  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 29 April 2033 at 02:46

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 411 / 1364

The Moon is 5 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 411 of Meeus index or 1364 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.37 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 55 minutes. It is 5 minutes longer than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to increasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at apogee (∠180°).

Lunation length shorter than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 3 hours and 49 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 2 hours and 20 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠8.3°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠8.3°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠25.1°.

Moon after perigee

5 days after point of perigee on 30 March 2033 at 06:09 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 7 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 12 April 2033 at 02:26 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 380 248 km

The Moon is 380 248 km (236 275 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 7 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 406 060 km (252 314 mi).

Moon after descending node

4 days after descending node on 31 March 2033 at 11:09 in ♈ Aries. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 9 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 14 April 2033 at 11:28 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

17 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.

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Moon at northern standstill

At 20:56 the Moon is meeting its standstill point to reach North declination of ∠18.590°. Over the next 15 days the lunar orbit is going to extend southward to face maximum declination of ∠-18.596° at the point of next standstill in ♐ Sagittarius on 19 April 2033 at 14:20.

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Syzygy in 10 days

In 10 days on 14 April 2033 at 19:17 in ♎ Libra the Moon is going to be in a Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and thus forming the next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy alignment.

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