Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 5 February 2062 Sunday is Waning Crescent, 25 days old Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2062 | February 2062

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

Waning Crescent 14% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 14% and getting smaller. The 25 days old Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 4 days on 1 February 2062 at 07:43.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.

Moon is entering ♑ Capricorn

Moon is passing first ∠3° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1768"

Lunar disc appears visually 9.6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1768" and ∠1946".

Snow Moon after 18 days

Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2062 after 18 days on 23 February 2062 at 15:08.

Upcoming main Moon phases

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 767 / 1720

The Moon is 25 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 767 of Meeus index or 1720 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.76 days

Length of current 767 lunation is 29 days, 18 hours and 18 minutes. It is 2 hours and 15 minutes longer than next lunation 768 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 34 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 29 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠201.9°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠201.9°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠232.2°. 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

1 day after point of apogee on 4 February 2062 at 22:20 in ♐ Sagittarius. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 15 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 20 February 2062 at 23:11 in ♋ Cancer.

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Distance to Moon 405 479 km

Moon is 405 479 km (251 953 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 15 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 364 741 km (226 640 mi).

Moon before ascending node

7 days after its descending node on 29 January 2062 at 04:17 in ♎ Libra, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 7 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 12 February 2062 at 17:33 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

19 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon in southern standstill

At 08:12 on this date the Moon is meeting its South standstill point, when it will reach southern declination of ∠-28.542°. Next 13 days the lunar orbit will move in opposite northward direction to face North declination of ∠28.626° in its northern standstill point on 19 February 2062 at 04:33 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 4 days

After 4 days on 9 February 2062 at 12:11 in ♒ Aquarius, 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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