Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 3 February 2060 Tuesday is Waxing Crescent, 1 day young Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2060 | February 2060

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

Waxing Crescent 2% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 2% and growing larger. The 1 day 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 2 February 2060 at 05:22.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon is entering ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing first ∠2° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1952"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.3% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1952" and ∠1947".

Snow Moon after 12 days

Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2060 after 12 days on 16 February 2060 at 09:56.

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 743 / 1696

The Moon is 1 day young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 743 of Meeus index or 1696 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.45 days

Length of current 743 lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 49 minutes. It is 1 hour and 23 minutes longer than next lunation 744 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 55 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 14 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠323.8°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠323.8°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠342.5°. 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 23 January 2060 at 16:37 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 4 February 2060 at 10:39 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 367 172 km

Moon is 367 172 km (228 150 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 363 348 km (225 774 mi).

Moon before ascending node

8 days after its descending node on 26 January 2060 at 11:07 in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 4 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 8 February 2060 at 08:15 in ♉ Taurus.

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Draconic month

22 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

3 days after previous South standstill on 30 January 2060 at 15:28 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-27.245°. Next 8 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠27.319° in the next northern standstill on 12 February 2060 at 09:28 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 12 days

After 12 days on 16 February 2060 at 09:56 in ♌ Leo, 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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