Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 11 February 2069 Monday is Waning Gibbous, 19 days old Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2069 | February 2069

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

Waning Gibbous 76% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 76% and getting smaller. The 19 days old Moon is in ♎ Libra.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 5 days on 6 February 2069 at 05:29.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the evening and sets in the morning. It is visible to the southwest and it is high in the sky after midnight.

Moon in ♎ Libra

Moon is passing about ∠22° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1768"

Lunar disc appears visually 9.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1768" and ∠1944".

Snow Moon before 5 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2069 after 24 days on 7 March 2069 at 22:35.

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 854 / 1807

The Moon is 19 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 854 of Meeus index or 1807 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.49 days

Length of current 854 lunation is 29 days, 11 hours and 41 minutes. It is 1 hour and 45 minutes longer than next lunation 855 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 3 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 6 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠310.8°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠310.8°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠332.8°. 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 in apogee

Moon is reaching point of apogee on this date at 08:23, this is 16 days after last perigee on 26 January 2069 at 07:47 in ♓ Pisces. Lunar orbit is starting to get closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth for 11 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next perigee on 23 February 2069 at 06:27 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 405 051 km

This apogee Moon is 405 051 km (251 687 mi) away from Earth. It is 357 km farther than the mean apogee distance, but it is still 1 658 km closer than the farthest apogee of 21st century.

Moon before ascending node

11 days after its descending node on 30 January 2069 at 12:42 in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 2 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 13 February 2069 at 15:55 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Draconic month

24 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

9 days after previous North standstill on 1 February 2069 at 18:36 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠20.473°. Next 4 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-20.335° in the next southern standstill on 16 February 2069 at 07:37 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 10 days

After 10 days on 21 February 2069 at 15:17 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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