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Moon phase on 26 February 2074 Monday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2074 | February 2074

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 25 February 2074 at 22:00 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 in ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing about ∠15° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1813" and ∠1937".

Worm Moon after 14 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2074 after 14 days on 13 March 2074 at 09:01.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Gemini ♊ on 6 March 2074 at 00:43
  • Full Moon in Virgo ♍ on 13 March 2074 at 09:01
  • Last Quarter in Sagittarius ♐ on 19 March 2074 at 23:58
  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 27 March 2074 at 14:19

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 917 / 1870

At 22:00 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 917 of Meeus index or 1870 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.68 days

29 days, 16 hours and 20 minutes is the length of new lunation 917. It is 8 minutes shorter than next lunation 918 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 35 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 27 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠110°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠110°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠144°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep increasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of apogee (∠180°).

Moon before apogee

10 days after point of perigee on 15 February 2074 at 14:22 in ♎ Libra. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 4 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 3 March 2074 at 10:49 in ♉ Taurus.

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Distance to Moon 395 443 km

Moon is 395 443 km (245 717 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 4 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 044 km (251 683 mi).

Moon after descending node

2 days after its descending node on 23 February 2074 at 22:23 in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 11 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 10 March 2074 at 10:26 in ♌ Leo.

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Draconic month

15 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♌ Leo, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

4 days after previous South standstill on 21 February 2074 at 13:21 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-20.259°. Next 9 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠20.323° in the next northern standstill on 8 March 2074 at 00:50 in ♋ Cancer.

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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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