Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 13 February 2078 Sunday is Waxing Crescent, 1 day young Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2078 | February 2078

Waxing Crescent phase
Waxing Crescent phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Waxing Crescent 1% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 1% and growing larger. The 1 day young Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 1 day on 12 February 2078 at 13:59.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.

Moon in ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing about ∠8° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1943"

Lunar disc appears visually 0% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1943" and ∠1943".

Snow Moon after 13 days

Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2078 after 13 days on 26 February 2078 at 17:50.

Upcoming main Moon phases

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 966 / 1919

The Moon is 1 day young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 966 of Meeus index or 1919 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.44 days

Length of current 966 lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 39 minutes. It is 1 hour and 32 minutes longer than next lunation 967 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 5 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 4 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠321.6°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠321.6°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠340.7°. 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 3 February 2078 at 05:07 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 14 February 2078 at 23:02 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 368 890 km

Moon is 368 890 km (229 218 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 363 913 km (226 125 mi).

Moon before ascending node

7 days after its descending node on 5 February 2078 at 19:13 in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 5 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 18 February 2078 at 17:22 in ♉ Taurus.

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Draconic month

21 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♉ Taurus, 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 9 February 2078 at 06:26 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-26.587°. Next 8 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠26.679° in the next northern standstill on 22 February 2078 at 00:30 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 13 days

After 13 days on 26 February 2078 at 17:50 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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