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Moon phase on 21 February 2069 Thursday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2069 | February 2069

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

New Moon

New Moon is the lunar phase on . Surface of the Moon disc is not illuminated. The 1 day young Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 21 February 2069 at 15:17 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at sunrise and sets at sunset. It's part facing the Earth is completely in shadow.

Moon is entering ♓ Pisces

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

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1942" and ∠1940".

Worm Moon after 14 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2069 after 14 days on 7 March 2069 at 22:35.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Spring tide

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

New lunation 855 / 1808

At 15:17 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 855 of Meeus index or 1808 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.41 days

29 days, 9 hours and 56 minutes is the length of new lunation 855. It is 1 hour and 11 minutes longer than next lunation 856 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 48 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 21 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠332.8°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠332.8°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠349.7°. 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 11 February 2069 at 08:23 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 23 February 2069 at 06:27 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 369 015 km

Moon is 369 015 km (229 295 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 361 058 km (224 351 mi).

Moon before descending node

7 days after its ascending node on 13 February 2069 at 15:55 in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 5 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 26 February 2069 at 13:32 in ♉ Taurus.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon after southern standstill

5 days after previous South standstill on 16 February 2069 at 07:37 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-20.335°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠20.222° in the next northern standstill on 1 March 2069 at 00:20 in ♊ Gemini.

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Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy

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

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