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Moon phase on 19 April 2038 Monday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2038 | April 2038

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 19 April 2038 at 10:36 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 ∠0° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1972"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.2% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1972" and ∠1910".

It is Pink Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Pink of April 2038.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 26 April 2038 at 06:15
  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 4 May 2038 at 09:19
  • First Quarter in Leo ♌ on 12 May 2038 at 04:18
  • Full Moon in Scorpio ♏ on 18 May 2038 at 18:23

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 473 / 1426

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 473 of Meeus index or 1426 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.69 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 16 hours and 37 minutes. It is 1 hour and 32 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 longer than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 3 hours and 53 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 3 hours and 10 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠175.3°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠175.3°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠198.9°.

Moon at perigee

Moon is at perigee at 04:30. It is 13 days after previous apogee on 5 April 2038 at 05:32 in ♈ Aries. Lunar orbit is going to widen while the Moon is moving away from the Earth over the next 12 days, until point of next apogee on 2 May 2038 at 08:35 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 356 842 km

This perigee Moon is 356 842 km (221 731 mi) away from Earth. This is the year's closest perigee of 2038. It is 5 666 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 417 km further than the closest perigee of 21st century.

Moon before descending node

7 days after ascending node on 12 April 2038 at 01:27 in ♋ Cancer. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 4 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 24 April 2038 at 11:37 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

7 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.

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Moon before southern standstill

7 days since the previous standstill on 11 April 2038 at 21:03 in ♋ Cancer when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠22.706°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 4 days to face maximum declination of ∠-22.806° at the point of next southern standstill on 24 April 2038 at 09:38 in ♑ Capricorn.

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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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