Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 15 February 2080 Thursday is Waning Crescent, 24 days old Moon is in Sagittarius.

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Lunar calendar 2080 | February 2080

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

Waning Crescent 24% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 24% and getting smaller. The 24 days old Moon is in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 2 days on 12 February 2080 at 15:37.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.

Moon in ♐ Sagittarius

Moon is leaving the last ∠2° of ♐ Sagittarius tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♑ Capricorn later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1771"

Lunar disc appears visually 9.2% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1771" and ∠1942".

Worm Moon after 19 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2080 after 19 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 24 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 990 of Meeus index or 1943 from Brown series.

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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

11 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 day, until it get to the point of next apogee on 16 February 2080 at 11:11 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 404 669 km

Moon is 404 669 km (251 450 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next day until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 750 km (252 121 mi).

Moon after descending node

5 days 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 8 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 24 February 2080 at 02:16 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

18 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon in southern standstill

At 21:16 on this date the Moon is meeting its South standstill point, when it will reach southern declination of ∠-28.419°. Next 14 days the lunar orbit will move in opposite northward direction to face North declination of ∠28.509° in its northern standstill point on 29 February 2080 at 22:04 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 5 days

After 5 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.

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