Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 26 February 2033 Saturday is Waning Crescent, 26 days old Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2033 | February 2033

Waning Crescent phase
Waning Crescent phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Waning Crescent 12% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 12% and getting smaller. The 26 days old Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 4 days on 22 February 2033 at 11:53.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.

Moon in ♑ Capricorn

Moon is leaving the last ∠2° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♒ Aquarius later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1931"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.3% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1931" and ∠1937".

Worm Moon after 17 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2033 after 17 days on 16 March 2033 at 01:37.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Pisces ♓ on 1 March 2033 at 08:23
  • First Quarter in Gemini ♊ on 8 March 2033 at 01:27
  • Full Moon in Virgo ♍ on 16 March 2033 at 01:37
  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 24 March 2033 at 01:50

Neap tide

There is low ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at big angle, so their combined tidal force is weak.

Lunation 409 / 1362

The Moon is 26 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 409 of Meeus index or 1362 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.43 days

Length of current 409 lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 24 minutes. It is 56 minutes longer than next lunation 410 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 20 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 49 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠336.6°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠336.6°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠353°. 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 before perigee

9 days after point of apogee on 16 February 2033 at 19:57 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 3 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 1 March 2033 at 18:17 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 371 149 km

Moon is 371 149 km (230 621 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 3 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 357 180 km (221 941 mi).

Moon before descending node

7 days after its ascending node on 19 February 2033 at 01:22 in ♎ Libra, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 5 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 4 March 2033 at 01:01 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

7 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

2 days after previous South standstill on 24 February 2033 at 01:02 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-18.763°. Next 10 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠18.688° in the next northern standstill on 8 March 2033 at 13:21 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 2 days

After 2 days on 1 March 2033 at 08:23 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.

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