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Moon phase on 22 February 2075 Friday is First Quarter, 7 days young Moon is in Gemini.

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Lunar calendar 2075 | February 2075

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

First Quarter 47% illuminated

First Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 47% and growing larger. The 7 days young Moon is in ♊ Gemini.

* The exact date and time of this First Quarter phase is on 22 February 2075 at 20:00 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at noon and sets at midnight. It is visible high in the southern sky in early evening.

Moon is entering ♊ Gemini

Moon is passing first ∠0° of ♊ Gemini tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1774"

Lunar disc appears visually 8.9% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1774" and ∠1939".

Worm Moon after 8 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2075 after 8 days on 2 March 2075 at 20:06.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Virgo ♍ on 2 March 2075 at 20:06
  • Last Quarter in Sagittarius ♐ on 9 March 2075 at 20:17
  • New Moon in Pisces ♓ on 16 March 2075 at 19:25
  • First Quarter in Gemini ♊ on 24 March 2075 at 16:45

Moderate tide

There is medium ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at very acute angle, so their combined tidal force is moderate.

Lunation 929 / 1882

The Moon is 7 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 929 of Meeus index or 1882 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.53 days

Length of current 929 lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 44 minutes. It is 47 minutes shorter than next lunation 930 length.

Lunation length same as the mean

Length of current synodic month is equal to the mean length of synodic month. It is 6 hours and 9 minutes longer than the 21st century shortest and 7 hours and 3 minutes shorter than the 21st century longest synodic month.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠46.3°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠46.3°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠76.5°. 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 12 February 2075 at 07:55 in ♑ Capricorn. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next day, until it get to the point of next apogee on 24 February 2075 at 02:31 in ♊ Gemini.

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Distance to Moon 403 954 km

Moon is 403 954 km (251 005 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next day until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 450 km (251 314 mi).

Moon before ascending node

9 days after its descending node on 12 February 2075 at 23:10 in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 4 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 26 February 2075 at 22:09 in ♋ Cancer.

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Draconic month

22 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before northern standstill

10 days after previous South standstill on 12 February 2075 at 04:13 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-21.860°. Next 3 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠21.916° in the next northern standstill on 26 February 2075 at 00:14 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 8 days

After 8 days on 2 March 2075 at 20:06 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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