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Moon phase on 12 February 2055 Friday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2055 | February 2055

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

Full Moon 100% illuminated

Full Moon is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 100%. The 15 days old Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 11 February 2055 at 22:48 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at sunset and sets at sunrise. It is visible all night and it is high in the sky around midnight.

Moon is entering ♍ Virgo

Moon is passing first ∠2° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1970"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.3% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1970" and ∠1943".

It is Snow Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Snow of February 2055.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Spring tide

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

Lunation 681 / 1634

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 681 of Meeus index or 1634 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.79 days

Length of current 681 lunation is 29 days, 19 hours and 1 minute. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2055. It is 38 minutes longer than next lunation 682 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 6 hours and 16 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 47 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠143.9°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠143.9°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠170.8°. 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 in perigee

Moon is reaching point of perigee on this date at 17:59, this is 12 days after last apogee on 31 January 2055 at 06:49 in ♓ Pisces. Lunar orbit is starting to get wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth for 15 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next apogee on 27 February 2055 at 13:56 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 357 885 km

This perigee Moon is 357 885 km (222 379 mi) away from Earth. It is 4 623 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 12 471 km farther than the closest perigee of 21st century.

Moon after ascending node

1 day after its ascending node on 11 February 2055 at 16:36 in ♌ Leo, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 12 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 24 February 2055 at 23:02 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Draconic month

1 day after beginning of current draconic month in ♌ Leo, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

3 days after previous North standstill on 8 February 2055 at 23:45 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠19.711°. Next 9 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-19.715° in the next southern standstill on 21 February 2055 at 16:20 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy

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

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