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Moon phase on 6 February 2027 Saturday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2027 | February 2027

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 ♒ Aquarius.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 6 February 2027 at 15:56 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 ♒ Aquarius

Moon is passing about ∠16° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1781" and ∠1946".

Snow Moon after 14 days

Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2027 after 14 days on 20 February 2027 at 23:23.

Upcoming main Moon phases

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 335 / 1288

At 15:56 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 335 of Meeus index or 1288 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.73 days

29 days, 17 hours and 33 minutes is the length of new lunation 335. It is 3 hours and 11 minutes longer than next lunation 336 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 49 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 14 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠210.4°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠210.4°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠242.4°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep decreasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Moon after apogee

2 days after point of apogee on 3 February 2027 at 13:31 in ♑ Capricorn. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 12 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 19 February 2027 at 07:30 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 402 532 km

Moon is 402 532 km (250 122 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 12 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 361 015 km (224 324 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♒ Aquarius at 21:44 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 13 days to meet descending node on 20 February 2027 at 04:40 in ♌ Leo.

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New draconic month

At 21:44 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.


Moon after southern standstill

4 days after previous South standstill on 2 February 2027 at 02:38 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-27.706°. Next 9 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠27.710° in the next northern standstill on 16 February 2027 at 07:59 in ♊ Gemini.

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Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy

The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.

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