Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 28 February 2041 Thursday is Waning Crescent, 27 days old Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2041 | February 2041

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

Waning Crescent 7% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 7% and getting smaller. The 27 days old Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.

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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 24 February 2041 at 00:29.

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 ♒ Aquarius

Moon is passing about ∠10° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1972"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.8% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1972" and ∠1936".

Worm Moon after 17 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2041 after 17 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 27 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final 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

13 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 day, 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 363 490 km

Moon is 363 490 km (225 862 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 358 003 km (222 453 mi).

Moon after descending node

5 days 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 6 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

20 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 after southern standstill

2 days after previous South standstill on 26 February 2041 at 07:28 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-27.040°. Next 10 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠27.133° in the next northern standstill on 11 March 2041 at 02:59 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 2 days

After 2 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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