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Lunar Calendar Month April 2016 (Brazil)

The Moon is the only natural satellite of the Earth and the fifth largest moon in the Solar System. It is the largest natural satellite in the solar system relative to the size of its planet. The following is information specific for Brasilia, Brazil during April 2016.

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Date and time of moon phases

The information in the following table comes from calculations published by the Astronomical Applications Department of the U.S. Naval Observatory.

Moon phasesDatesTime
new moon2016-04-0708:24
1st quarter2016-04-1400:59
full moon2016-04-2202:24
3rd quarter2016-04-3000:29

Apogee and perigee of the Moon

The following table shows the dates of perigee and apogee of the Moon during April 2016.

PositionDatesTimeDistanceNotes
Perigee2016-04-0714:37357,163 km
Apogee2016-04-2113:06406,350 km

Meteor Activity

Active meteor showers this month and their peak days. For more information, see the meteor shower calendar 2016.

NamePeak Day
π-Puppids2016-04-23
Lyrids2016-04-22

Moon-Planet Conjunctions

A Moon-planet conjunction occurs when an astronomical object has either the same, or nearly the same, right ascension or the same ecliptic longitude of that of the Moon, as observed from Earth.

Astronomical ObjectsDate and Time
Venus2016-04-06 05:30
Aldebaran2016-04-10 19:05
Regulus2016-04-16 21:46
Jupiter2016-04-18 01:42
Saturn2016-04-25 16:28

Illumination of the Moon

The following table depicts the illumination of the Moon, calculated at 00:00, throughtout the 30 days of April 2016.

Brazil is partly in the southern hemisphere. The information of the moon presented here applies to the southern hemisphere. Moon phases are different for each hemisphere.

April 2016
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 13
28Monday
 
29Tuesday
 
30Wednesday
 
31Thursday
 
1Friday
 
45% illuminated
Age:22.6
2Saturday
 
34.7% illuminated
Age:23.6
3Sunday
 
24.7% illuminated
Age:24.6
Week 14
4Monday
 
15.6% illuminated
Age:25.7
5Tuesday
 
8.1% illuminated
Age:26.8
6Wednesday
 
2.8% illuminated
Age:28
7Thursday
 
0.2% illuminated
Age:29.1
8Friday
 
0.7% illuminated
Age:0.8
9Saturday
 
4.2% illuminated
Age:1.9
10Sunday
 
10.4% illuminated
Age:3.1
Week 15
11Monday
 
18.7% illuminated
Age:4.2
12Tuesday
 
28.4% illuminated
Age:5.3
13Wednesday
 
38.8% illuminated
Age:6.3
14Thursday
 
49.4% illuminated
Age:7.3
15Friday
 
59.7% illuminated
Age:8.3
16Saturday
 
69.4% illuminated
Age:9.3
17Sunday
 
78.1% illuminated
Age:10.2
Week 16
18Monday
 
85.5% illuminated
Age:11.1
19Tuesday
 
91.6% illuminated
Age:12
20Wednesday
 
96.1% illuminated
Age:12.9
21Thursday
 
98.9% illuminated
Age:13.8
22Friday
 
100% illuminated
Age:14.7
23Saturday
 
99.3% illuminated
Age:15.6
24Sunday
 
96.7% illuminated
Age:16.5
Week 17
25Monday
 
92.4% illuminated
Age:17.4
26Tuesday
 
86.5% illuminated
Age:18.3
27Wednesday
 
79.2% illuminated
Age:19.2
28Thursday
 
70.5% illuminated
Age:20.2
29Friday
 
60.7% illuminated
Age:21.1
30Saturday
 
50.3% illuminated
Age:22.1
1Sunday
 
2Monday
 
3Tuesday
 
4Wednesday
 
5Thursday
 
6Friday
 
7Saturday
 
8Sunday
 
9Monday
 
10Tuesday
 
11Wednesday
 
12Thursday
 
13Friday
 
14Saturday
 
15Sunday
 
Content last updated on 2018-10-21T17:33:00Z