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Moon phase on 19 February 2063 Monday is Last Quarter, 21 days old Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2063 | February 2063

Last Quarter phase
Last Quarter phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Last Quarter 57% illuminated

Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 57% and getting smaller. The 21 days old Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 20 February 2063 at 03:07 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at midnight and sets at noon. It is visible to the south in the morning.

Moon in ♏ Scorpio

Moon is passing about ∠23° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1851"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1851" and ∠1941".

Worm Moon after 23 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2063 after 23 days on 14 March 2063 at 16:14.

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 780 / 1733

The Moon is 21 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 780 of Meeus index or 1733 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.8 days

Length of current 780 lunation is 29 days, 19 hours and 15 minutes. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2063. It is 2 hours and 3 minutes longer than next lunation 781 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 6 hours and 31 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 32 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠179.8°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠179.8°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠204.9°. 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 apogee

6 days after point of perigee on 12 February 2063 at 19:32 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 6 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 25 February 2063 at 16:30 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 387 158 km

Moon is 387 158 km (240 569 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 6 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 312 km (252 471 mi).

Moon after descending node

5 days after its descending node on 14 February 2063 at 11:10 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 9 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 28 February 2063 at 14:15 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

18 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 before southern standstill

10 days after previous North standstill on 9 February 2063 at 10:17 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.472°. Next 2 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.506° in the next southern standstill on 22 February 2063 at 05:09 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 8 days

After 8 days on 28 February 2063 at 07:38 in ♓ Pisces, 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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