Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 10 February 2080 Saturday is Waning Gibbous, 20 days old Moon is in Libra.

Share this page: twitter facebook google+ linkedin

Moon phase for

Lunar calendar 2080 | February 2080

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

Waning Gibbous 71% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 71% and getting smaller. The 20 days old Moon is in ♎ Libra.

Previous date | Moon Today | Next date

Moon phases for next 7 days

7 days ago | 7 days after

Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 4 days on 5 February 2080 at 12:21.

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 leaving the last ∠3° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♏ Scorpio later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1847"

Lunar disc appears visually 5.1% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1847" and ∠1944".

Snow Moon before 4 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2080 after 24 days on 5 March 2080 at 23:29.

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 990 / 1943

The Moon is 20 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 990 of Meeus index or 1943 from Brown series.

PreviousCurrent lunationNext

Synodic month length 29.76 days

Length of current 990 lunation is 29 days, 18 hours and 16 minutes. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2080. It is 2 hours and 21 minutes longer than next lunation 991 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 32 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 31 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠199.5°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠199.5°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠228.8°. 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 before apogee

6 days after point of perigee on 4 February 2080 at 07:30 in ♋ Cancer. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 5 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 16 February 2080 at 11:11 in ♑ Capricorn.

Previous perigeeNext apogee

Distance to Moon 388 022 km

Moon is 388 022 km (241 106 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 5 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 750 km (252 121 mi).

Moon after descending node

1 day after its descending node on 9 February 2080 at 12:47 in ♎ Libra, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 13 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 24 February 2080 at 02:16 in ♈ Aries.

Previous nodeNext node

Draconic month

13 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is moving from the middle to the last part of it.

PreviousCurrent draconic monthNext

Moon before southern standstill

7 days after previous North standstill on 2 February 2080 at 14:34 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.345°. Next 5 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.419° in the next southern standstill on 15 February 2080 at 21:16 in ♐ Sagittarius.

Previous standstillNext standstill

Syzygy in 10 days

After 10 days on 20 February 2080 at 20:11 in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.

Previous syzygyNext syzygy

Share this page: twitter facebook google+ linkedin
Back to: Top of page