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Moon phase on 11 February 2051 Saturday is New Moon, less than 1 day young Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2051 | February 2051

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 less than 1 day young Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 11 February 2051 at 06:41 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 leaving the last ∠4° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♓ Pisces later.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1952" and ∠1944".

Snow Moon after 14 days

Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2051 after 14 days on 25 February 2051 at 14:53.

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 632 / 1585

At 06:41 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 632 of Meeus index or 1585 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.42 days

29 days, 10 hours and 11 minutes is the length of new lunation 632. It is 1 hour and 4 minutes longer than next lunation 633 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 33 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 36 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠334.7°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠334.7°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠351.3°. 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

10 days after point of apogee on 31 January 2051 at 19:46 in ♎ Libra. 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 12 February 2051 at 18:54 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 367 278 km

Moon is 367 278 km (228 216 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 360 557 km (224 040 mi).

Moon before descending node

8 days after its ascending node on 3 February 2051 at 07:49 in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 4 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 16 February 2051 at 04:27 in ♉ Taurus.

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Draconic month

8 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

4 days after previous South standstill on 6 February 2051 at 23:17 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-19.572°. Next 8 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠19.472° in the next northern standstill on 19 February 2051 at 14:53 in ♊ Gemini.

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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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