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Moon phase on 25 April 2047 Thursday is New Moon, less than 1 day young Moon is in Taurus.

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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 less than 1 day young Moon is in ♉ Taurus.

* 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 ♉ Taurus

Moon is passing about ∠9° of ♉ Taurus tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1769" and ∠1907".

Flower Moon after 14 days

Next Full Moon is the Flower Moon of May 2047 after 14 days on 9 May 2047 at 18:24.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • 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
  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 24 May 2047 at 20:27

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 585 / 1538

At 04:40 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 585 of Meeus index or 1538 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.66 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 48 minutes. It is 1 hour and 40 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 4 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 3 hours and 59 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠185.7°

The true anomaly is ∠185.7°. At the beginning of the next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠210.1°.

Moon after apogee

1 day after point of apogee on 24 April 2047 at 13:11 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 13 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 9 May 2047 at 02:43 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 405 184 km

The Moon is 405 184 km (251 770 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 13 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 357 602 km (222 204 mi).

Moon before descending node

8 days after ascending node on 16 April 2047 at 14:32 in ♑ Capricorn. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 5 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

8 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

11 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 3 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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