Crescent ♓ Pisces
Moon phase on 20 April 2036 Sunday is Waning Crescent, 23 days old Moon is in Aquarius.Share this page: twitter facebook linkedin
Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 1 day on 18 April 2036 at 14:06.
Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.
Moon is passing about ∠22° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 7.3% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1774" and ∠1909".
Next Full Moon is the Flower Moon of May 2036 after 19 days on 10 May 2036 at 08:09.
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.
The Moon is 23 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 448 of Meeus index or 1401 from Brown series.
Length of current 448 lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 36 minutes. It is 2 hours and 52 minutes longer than next lunation 449 length.
Length of current synodic month is 8 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 1 minute longer, compared to 21st century shortest.
This lunation true anomaly is ∠258.5°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠292.8°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep decreasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).
1 day after point of apogee on 18 April 2036 at 17:40 in ♑ Capricorn. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 10 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 1 May 2036 at 08:26 in ♋ Cancer.
Moon is 403 927 km (250 989 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 10 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 369 111 km (229 355 mi).
Moon is in descending node in ♒ Aquarius at 16:14 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from North to South. Moon will follow the southern part of its orbit for the next 13 days to meet ascending node on 3 May 2036 at 21:32 in ♌ Leo.
13 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♌ Leo, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.
3 days after previous South standstill on 16 April 2036 at 20:29 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-19.540°. Next 10 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠19.658° in the next northern standstill on 30 April 2036 at 19:06 in ♋ Cancer.
After 5 days on 26 April 2036 at 09:33 in ♉ Taurus, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.