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Moon phase on 23 April 2041 Tuesday is Last Quarter, 22 days old Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2041 | April 2041

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

Last Quarter 53% illuminated

Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 53% and getting smaller. The 22 days old Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.

* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 23 April 2041 at 17:24 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at midnight and sets at noon. It is visible to the south in the morning.

Moon is entering ♒ Aquarius

Moon is passing first ∠1° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1964"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.9% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1964" and ∠1908".

Flower Moon after 22 days

Next Full Moon is the Flower Moon of May 2041 after 22 days on 16 May 2041 at 00:52.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 30 April 2041 at 11:46
  • First Quarter in Leo ♌ on 8 May 2041 at 03:54
  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 16 May 2041 at 00:52
  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 22 May 2041 at 22:26

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 510 / 1463

The Moon is 22 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last 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 before apogee

12 days after point of apogee on 10 April 2041 at 23:41 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 3 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 26 April 2041 at 16:51 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 364 899 km

The Moon is 364 899 km (226 738 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 3 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 367 410 km (228 298 mi).

Moon after descending node

5 days after descending node on 17 April 2041 at 22:27 in ♏ Scorpio. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 7 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 30 April 2041 at 20:05 in ♉ Taurus.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon after southern standstill

1 day since the previous standstill on 21 April 2041 at 19:43 in ♑ Capricorn when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-27.368°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 11 days to face maximum declination of ∠27.379° at the point of next northern standstill on 4 May 2041 at 19:15 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 6 days

In 6 days on 30 April 2041 at 11:46 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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