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Moon phase on 11 April 2070 Friday is New Moon, less than 1 day young Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2070 | April 2070

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 ♈ Aries.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 11 April 2070 at 02:30 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 ∠1954" and ∠1914".

Pink Moon after 13 days

Next Full Moon is the Pink Moon of April 2070 after 13 days on 25 April 2070 at 09:31.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Cancer ♋ on 17 April 2070 at 17:32
  • Full Moon in Scorpio ♏ on 25 April 2070 at 09:31
  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 3 May 2070 at 13:11
  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 10 May 2070 at 11:08

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 869 / 1822

At 02:30 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 869 of Meeus index or 1822 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.36 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 38 minutes. It is 1 hour and 22 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 shorter than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 4 hours and 6 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 2 hours and 3 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠333.5°

The true anomaly is ∠333.5°. At the beginning of the next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠350.2°.

Moon before apogee

10 days after point of apogee on 31 March 2070 at 17:01 in ♐ Sagittarius. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next day, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 12 April 2070 at 16:43 in ♉ Taurus.

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Distance to Moon 366 899 km

The Moon is 366 899 km (227 980 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next day until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 360 956 km (224 288 mi).

Moon in descending node

Moon is in descending node in ♈ Aries at 09:00 crossing the ecliptic from North to South to meet ascending node 13 days later on 24 April 2070 at 13:41 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

14 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.

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Moon before northern standstill

9 days since the previous standstill on 2 April 2070 at 03:16 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-18.755°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 3 days to face maximum declination of ∠18.748° at the point of next northern standstill on 15 April 2070 at 06:43 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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