Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 10 February 2036 Sunday is Waxing Gibbous, 13 days young Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2036 | February 2036

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

Waxing Gibbous 97% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 97% and growing larger. The 13 days young Moon is in ♌ Leo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 5 days on 5 February 2036 at 07:01.

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 ∠1° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1972"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.4% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1972" and ∠1944".

Snow Moon after 1 day

Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2036 after 1 day on 11 February 2036 at 22:09.

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 446 / 1399

The Moon is 13 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 446 of Meeus index or 1399 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.78 days

Length of current 446 lunation is 29 days, 18 hours and 42 minutes. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2036. It is 2 hours and 45 minutes longer than next lunation 447 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 58 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 5 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠195.6°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠195.6°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠223.9°. 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 in perigee

Moon is reaching point of perigee on this date at 20:55, this is 15 days after last apogee on 26 January 2036 at 16:05 in ♑ Capricorn. Lunar orbit is starting to get wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth for 12 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next apogee on 23 February 2036 at 03:15 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 358 657 km

This perigee Moon is 358 657 km (222 859 mi) away from Earth. It is 3 851 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 11 699 km farther than the closest perigee of 21st century.

Moon before ascending node

11 days after its descending node on 29 January 2036 at 22:45 in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 12 February 2036 at 03:38 in ♌ Leo.

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Draconic month

25 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♌ Leo, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

1 day after previous North standstill on 8 February 2036 at 23:26 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠19.249°. Next 11 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-19.246° in the next southern standstill on 22 February 2036 at 04:47 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day on 11 February 2036 at 22:09 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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