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Moon phase on 24 April 2047 Wednesday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2047 | April 2047

New Moon phase
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Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

New Moon

New Moon is the lunar phase on . Surface of the Moon disc is not illuminated. The 1 day young Moon is in ♈ Aries.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 25 April 2047 at 04:40 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at sunrise and sets at sunset. It's part facing the Earth is completely in shadow.

Moon in ♈ Aries

Moon is leaving the last ∠3° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♉ Taurus later.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1768" and ∠1907".

Flower Moon after 15 days

Next Full Moon is the Flower Moon of May 2047 after 15 days on 9 May 2047 at 18:24.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 25 April 2047 at 04:40
  • First Quarter in Leo ♌ on 3 May 2047 at 03:26
  • Full Moon in Scorpio ♏ on 9 May 2047 at 18:24
  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 16 May 2047 at 16:46

Spring tide

There is high New Moon ocean tide on this date. Combined Sun and Moon gravitational tidal force working on Earth is strong, because of the Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.

New lunation 584 / 1537

At 11:44 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 584 of Meeus index or 1537 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.71 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 16 hours and 56 minutes. It is 1 hour and 8 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 4 hours and 12 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 2 hours and 51 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠161.9°

The true anomaly is ∠161.9°. At the beginning of the next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠185.7°.

Moon at apogee

Moon is at apogee at 13:11. It is 13 days after previous perigee on 10 April 2047 at 16:08 in ♎ Libra. Lunar orbit is going to narrow while the Moon is moving towards the Earth over the next 14 days, until point of next perigee on 9 May 2047 at 02:43 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 406 676 km

This apogee Moon is 406 676 km (252 697 mi) away from Earth. This is the year's farthest apogee of 2047. It is 1 268 km further than the mean apogee distance, but it is still 33 km closer than the farthest apogee of 21st century.

Moon before descending node

7 days after ascending node on 16 April 2047 at 14:32 in ♑ Capricorn. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 6 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 1 May 2047 at 06:05 in ♋ Cancer.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before northern standstill

10 days since the previous standstill on 14 April 2047 at 10:31 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-25.536°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 4 days to face maximum declination of ∠25.418° at the point of next northern standstill on 28 April 2047 at 23:17 in ♊ Gemini.

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Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy

The Moon is in a New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and thus forming Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.

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