Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 25 April 2035 Wednesday is Waning Gibbous, 17 days old Moon is in Sagittarius.

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

Waning Gibbous 92% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 92% and getting smaller. The 17 days old Moon is in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 2 days on 22 April 2035 at 13:21.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the evening and sets in the morning. It is visible to the southwest and it is high in the sky after midnight.

Moon in ♐ Sagittarius

Moon is passing about ∠8° of ♐ Sagittarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1770"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.4% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1770" and ∠1907".

Pink Moon before 2 days

Next Full Moon is the Flower Moon of May 2035 after 26 days on 22 May 2035 at 04:26.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 30 April 2035 at 16:54
  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 7 May 2035 at 20:04
  • First Quarter in Leo ♌ on 14 May 2035 at 10:28
  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 22 May 2035 at 04:26

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 436 / 1389

The Moon is 17 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 436 of Meeus index or 1389 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.38 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 6 minutes. It is 1 hour and 49 minutes longer than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to decreasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Lunation length shorter than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 3 hours and 38 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 2 hours and 31 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠318.8°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠318.8°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠338.4°.

Moon before perigee

14 days after point of perigee on 11 April 2035 at 01:12 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 day, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 26 April 2035 at 22:33 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Distance to Moon 404 906 km

The Moon is 404 906 km (251 597 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next day until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 405 356 km (251 877 mi).

Moon after ascending node

6 days after ascending node on 18 April 2035 at 17:57 in ♍ Virgo. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 7 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 3 May 2035 at 06:54 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before southern standstill

11 days since the previous standstill on 13 April 2035 at 15:55 in ♊ Gemini when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠18.513°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 2 days to face maximum declination of ∠-18.609° at the point of next southern standstill on 27 April 2035 at 17:20 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 12 days

In 12 days on 7 May 2035 at 20:04 in ♉ Taurus the Moon is going to be in a New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and thus forming the next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.

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