Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 9 February 2054 Monday is Waxing Crescent, 2 days young Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2054 | February 2054

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

Waxing Crescent 3% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 3% and growing larger. The 2 days young Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 1 day on 7 February 2054 at 18:14.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.

Moon in ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing about ∠10° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1785"

Lunar disc appears visually 8.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1785" and ∠1944".

Snow Moon after 12 days

Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2054 after 12 days on 22 February 2054 at 06:46.

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 669 / 1622

The Moon is 2 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 669 of Meeus index or 1622 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.77 days

Length of current 669 lunation is 29 days, 18 hours and 32 minutes. It is 2 hours and 45 minutes longer than next lunation 670 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 48 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 15 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠193.2°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠193.2°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠220.6°. 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 after apogee

3 days after point of apogee on 6 February 2054 at 06:08 in ♒ Aquarius. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 11 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 21 February 2054 at 07:51 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 401 503 km

Moon is 401 503 km (249 482 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 11 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 358 350 km (222 668 mi).

Moon in descending node

Moon is in descending node in ♓ Pisces at 07:02 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from North to South. Moon will follow the southern part of its orbit for the next 13 days to meet ascending node on 22 February 2054 at 12:29 in ♍ Virgo.

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Draconic month

14 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

5 days after previous South standstill on 4 February 2054 at 02:34 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-18.688°. Next 8 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠18.654° in the next northern standstill on 18 February 2054 at 10:09 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 12 days

After 12 days on 22 February 2054 at 06:46 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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