Last Quarter on

Moon phase on 24 February 2041 Sunday is Last Quarter, 22 days old Moon is in Sagittarius.

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Lunar calendar 2041 | February 2041

Last Quarter phase
Last Quarter phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Last Quarter 45% illuminated

Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 45% and getting smaller. The 22 days old Moon is in ♐ Sagittarius.

* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 24 February 2041 at 00:29 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at midnight and sets at noon. It is visible to the south in the morning.

Moon in ♐ Sagittarius

Moon is passing about ∠12° of ♐ Sagittarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1913"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.3% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1913" and ∠1938".

Worm Moon after 21 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2041 after 21 days on 17 March 2041 at 20:19.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Pisces ♓ on 2 March 2041 at 15:39
  • First Quarter in Gemini ♊ on 9 March 2041 at 15:51
  • Full Moon in Virgo ♍ on 17 March 2041 at 20:19
  • Last Quarter in Capricorn ♑ on 25 March 2041 at 10:32

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 508 / 1461

The Moon is 22 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 508 of Meeus index or 1461 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.41 days

Length of current 508 lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 56 minutes. It is 6 minutes longer than next lunation 509 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 48 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 21 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠358.5°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠358.5°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠14°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep increasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of apogee (∠180°).

Moon before perigee

9 days after point of apogee on 14 February 2041 at 23:03 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 5 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 1 March 2041 at 19:56 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 374 664 km

Moon is 374 664 km (232 805 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 5 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 358 003 km (222 453 mi).

Moon after descending node

1 day after its descending node on 22 February 2041 at 16:13 in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 10 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 7 March 2041 at 03:29 in ♉ Taurus.

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Draconic month

16 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

12 days after previous North standstill on 11 February 2041 at 21:04 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠26.907°. Next day the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-27.040° in the next southern standstill on 26 February 2041 at 07:28 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 6 days

After 6 days on 2 March 2041 at 15:39 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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