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Moon phase on 9 February 2043 Monday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2043 | February 2043

New Moon phase
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Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

New Moon

New Moon is the lunar phase on . Surface of the Moon disc is not illuminated. The 1 day young Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 9 February 2043 at 21:07 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at sunrise and sets at sunset. It's part facing the Earth is completely in shadow.

Moon in ♒ Aquarius

Moon is passing about ∠16° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1885" and ∠1945".

Snow Moon after 14 days

Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2043 after 14 days on 23 February 2043 at 21:58.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Spring tide

There is high New Moon ocean tide on this date. Combined Sun and Moon gravitational tidal force working on Earth is strong, because of the Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.

New lunation 533 / 1486

At 21:07 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 533 of Meeus index or 1486 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.5 days

29 days, 12 hours and 2 minutes is the length of new lunation 533. It is 2 hours and 5 minutes longer than next lunation 534 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 42 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 27 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠303°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠303°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠327.1°. 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

7 days after point of apogee on 1 February 2043 at 17:22 in ♏ Scorpio. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 4 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 13 February 2043 at 17:40 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 380 309 km

Moon is 380 309 km (236 313 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 4 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 367 963 km (228 642 mi).

Moon before ascending node

10 days after its descending node on 30 January 2043 at 09:53 in ♎ Libra, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 3 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 13 February 2043 at 07:12 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

23 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

3 days after previous South standstill on 6 February 2043 at 04:21 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.451°. Next 9 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.529° in the next northern standstill on 19 February 2043 at 03:26 in ♋ Cancer.

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Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy

The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.

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