Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 2 February 2034 Thursday is Waxing Gibbous, 14 days young Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2034 | February 2034

Waxing Gibbous phase
Waxing Gibbous phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Waxing Gibbous 99% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 99% and growing larger. The 14 days young Moon is in ♌ Leo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

6 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 6 days on 27 January 2034 at 08:32.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the afternoon and sets after midnight to early morning. It is visible to the southeast in early evening and it is up for most of the night.

Moon is entering ♌ Leo

Moon is passing first ∠2° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1867"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.2% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1867" and ∠1947".

Snow Moon after 1 day

Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2034 after 1 day on 3 February 2034 at 10:05.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Moderate tide

There is medium ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at very acute angle, so their combined tidal force is moderate.

Lunation 421 / 1374

The Moon is 14 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 421 of Meeus index or 1374 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.55 days

Length of current 421 lunation is 29 days, 13 hours and 9 minutes. It is 2 hours and 5 minutes longer than next lunation 422 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 25 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 38 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠289°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠289°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠317.3°. 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 apogee

7 days after point of perigee on 25 January 2034 at 21:19 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 7 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 9 February 2034 at 21:37 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 384 002 km

Moon is 384 002 km (238 608 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 7 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 475 km (251 329 mi).

Moon before ascending node

8 days after its descending node on 25 January 2034 at 00:56 in ♈ Aries, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 4 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 7 February 2034 at 08:04 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon after northern standstill

2 days after previous North standstill on 31 January 2034 at 00:32 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.344°. Next 11 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.256° in the next southern standstill on 14 February 2034 at 10:08 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day on 3 February 2034 at 10:05 in ♌ Leo, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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