Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 11 February 2047 Monday is Waning Gibbous, 15 days old Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2047 | February 2047

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

Waning Gibbous 99% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 99% and getting smaller. The 15 days old Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 1 day on 10 February 2047 at 14:40.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the evening and sets in the morning. It is visible to the southwest and it is high in the sky after midnight.

Moon in ♍ Virgo

Moon is passing about ∠5° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1942"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.1% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1942" and ∠1944".

Snow Moon before 1 day

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2047 after 28 days on 12 March 2047 at 01:37.

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 582 / 1535

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 582 of Meeus index or 1535 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.7 days

Length of current 582 lunation is 29 days, 16 hours and 42 minutes. It is 36 minutes shorter than next lunation 583 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 58 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 5 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠96.2°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠96.2°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠133°. 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

10 days after point of apogee on 1 February 2047 at 06:34 in ♈ Aries. 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 13 February 2047 at 00:46 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 369 157 km

Moon is 369 157 km (229 384 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 363 892 km (226 112 mi).

Moon after descending node

2 days after its descending node on 8 February 2047 at 17:13 in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 9 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 21 February 2047 at 11:46 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

17 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

5 days after previous North standstill on 6 February 2047 at 02:09 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠26.040°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-25.990° in the next southern standstill on 18 February 2047 at 21:07 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 13 days

After 13 days on 24 February 2047 at 18:26 in ♒ Aquarius, 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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