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Moon phase on 15 April 2033 Friday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2033 | April 2033

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

Full Moon 100% illuminated

Full Moon is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 100%. The 15 days old Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 14 April 2033 at 19:17 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 is entering ♏ Scorpio

Moon is passing first ∠4° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1786"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.8% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1786" and ∠1912".

It is Pink Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Pink of April 2033.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 22 April 2033 at 11:42
  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 29 April 2033 at 02:46
  • First Quarter in Leo ♌ on 6 May 2033 at 06:45
  • Full Moon in Scorpio ♏ on 14 May 2033 at 10:43

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 411 / 1364

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle 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 apogee

3 days after point of apogee on 12 April 2033 at 02:26 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 12 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 27 April 2033 at 14:44 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 401 287 km

The Moon is 401 287 km (249 348 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 12 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 360 572 km (224 049 mi).

Moon after ascending node

1 day after ascending node on 14 April 2033 at 11:28 in ♎ Libra. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 12 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 27 April 2033 at 21:57 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

1 day since the beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.

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Moon before southern standstill

10 days since the previous standstill on 4 April 2033 at 20:56 in ♊ Gemini when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠18.590°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 4 days to face maximum declination of ∠-18.596° at the point of next southern standstill on 19 April 2033 at 14:20 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy

The Moon is in a Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and thus forming Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy alignment.

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