Last Quarter on

Moon phase on 25 February 2049 Thursday is Last Quarter, 22 days old Moon is in Sagittarius.

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Lunar calendar 2049 | February 2049

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

Last Quarter 48% illuminated

Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 48% and getting smaller. The 22 days old Moon is in ♐ Sagittarius.

* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 25 February 2049 at 07:36 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 ∠10° of ♐ Sagittarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1956"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.9% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1956" and ∠1938".

Worm Moon after 22 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2049 after 22 days on 19 March 2049 at 12:23.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Pisces ♓ on 4 March 2049 at 00:11
  • First Quarter in Gemini ♊ on 11 March 2049 at 11:26
  • Full Moon in Virgo ♍ on 19 March 2049 at 12:23
  • Last Quarter in Sagittarius ♐ on 26 March 2049 at 15:10

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 607 / 1560

The Moon is 22 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 607 of Meeus index or 1560 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.46 days

Length of current 607 lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 56 minutes. It is 32 minutes shorter than next lunation 608 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 48 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 21 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠20°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠20°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠39.7°. 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

11 days after point of apogee on 13 February 2049 at 12:40 in ♋ Cancer. 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 1 March 2049 at 12:45 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 366 510 km

Moon is 366 510 km (227 739 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 4 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 364 178 km (226 290 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♐ Sagittarius at 20:27 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 13 days to meet descending node on 10 March 2049 at 19:09 in ♊ Gemini.

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New draconic month

At 20:27 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.


Moon before southern standstill

13 days after previous North standstill on 11 February 2049 at 21:45 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠22.719°. Next day the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-22.575° in the next southern standstill on 26 February 2049 at 03:09 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 6 days

After 6 days on 4 March 2049 at 00:11 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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