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Moon phase on 25 April 2034 Tuesday is First Quarter, 7 days young Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2034 | April 2034

First Quarter phase
First Quarter phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

First Quarter 50% illuminated

First Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 50% and growing larger. The 7 days young Moon is in ♌ Leo.

* The exact date and time of this First Quarter phase is on 25 April 2034 at 11:35 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at noon and sets at midnight. It is visible high in the southern sky in early evening.

Moon in ♌ Leo

Moon is passing about ∠6° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1878"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1878" and ∠1907".

Flower Moon after 8 days

Next Full Moon is the Flower Moon of May 2034 after 8 days on 3 May 2034 at 12:16.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Scorpio ♏ on 3 May 2034 at 12:16
  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 11 May 2034 at 10:56
  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 18 May 2034 at 03:12
  • First Quarter in Leo ♌ on 24 May 2034 at 23:57

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 424 / 1377

The Moon is 7 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 424 of Meeus index or 1377 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.32 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 47 minutes. It is 34 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 4 hours and 57 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 1 hour and 12 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠353.9°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠353.9°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠9°.

Moon after perigee

6 days after point of perigee on 19 April 2034 at 04:07 in ♉ Taurus. 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 3 May 2034 at 06:24 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 381 578 km

The Moon is 381 578 km (237 102 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 7 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 406 350 km (252 494 mi).

Moon before ascending node

8 days after descending node on 17 April 2034 at 02:12 in ♈ Aries. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 4 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 30 April 2034 at 02:20 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

22 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.

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Moon after northern standstill

2 days since the previous standstill on 22 April 2034 at 20:25 in ♊ Gemini when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠18.212°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 11 days to face maximum declination of ∠-18.290° at the point of next southern standstill on 7 May 2034 at 09:07 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 8 days

In 8 days on 3 May 2034 at 12:16 in ♏ Scorpio 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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