Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 17 February 2080 Saturday is Waning Crescent, 26 days old Moon is in Capricorn.

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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 10% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 10% and getting smaller. The 26 days old Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 4 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 ♑ Capricorn

Moon is passing about ∠22° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1769"

Lunar disc appears visually 9.3% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1769" and ∠1942".

Worm Moon after 17 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2080 after 17 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 26 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 after apogee

1 day after point of apogee on 16 February 2080 at 11:11 in ♑ Capricorn. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 14 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 3 March 2080 at 11:22 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 405 276 km

Moon is 405 276 km (251 827 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 14 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 364 171 km (226 285 mi).

Moon before ascending node

7 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 6 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

20 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 after southern standstill

1 day after previous South standstill on 15 February 2080 at 21:16 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.419°. Next 12 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.509° in the next northern standstill on 29 February 2080 at 22:04 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 3 days

After 3 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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