Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 10 April 2041 Wednesday is Waxing Gibbous, 9 days young Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2041 | April 2041

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

Waxing Gibbous 69% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 69% and growing larger. The 9 days young Moon is in ♌ Leo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 2 days on 8 April 2041 at 09:38.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the afternoon and sets after midnight to early morning. It is visible to the southeast in early evening and it is up for most of the night.

Moon in ♌ Leo

Moon is passing about ∠14° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1769"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.9% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1769" and ∠1915".

Pink Moon after 6 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2041 after 6 days on 16 April 2041 at 12:00.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 16 April 2041 at 12:00
  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 23 April 2041 at 17:24
  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 30 April 2041 at 11:46
  • First Quarter in Leo ♌ on 8 May 2041 at 03:54

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 510 / 1463

The Moon is 9 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 510 of Meeus index or 1463 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.43 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 17 minutes. It is 53 minutes shorter 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 2 hours and 27 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 3 hours and 42 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠32.1°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠32.1°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠56.2°.

Moon at apogee

Moon is at apogee at 23:41. It is 11 days after previous perigee on 30 March 2041 at 02:37 in ♓ Pisces. Lunar orbit is going to narrow while the Moon is moving towards the Earth over the next 16 days, until point of next perigee on 26 April 2041 at 16:51 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 404 998 km

This apogee Moon is 404 998 km (251 654 mi) away from Earth. It is 410 km further than the mean apogee distance, but it is still 1 711 km closer than the farthest apogee of 21st century.

Moon after ascending node

7 days after ascending node on 3 April 2041 at 10:39 in ♉ Taurus. 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 17 April 2041 at 22:27 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon after northern standstill

3 days since the previous standstill on 7 April 2041 at 10:33 in ♋ Cancer when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠27.319°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 11 days to face maximum declination of ∠-27.368° at the point of next southern standstill on 21 April 2041 at 19:43 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 6 days

In 6 days on 16 April 2041 at 12:00 in ♎ Libra 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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