Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 12 February 2082 Thursday is Waxing Gibbous, 14 days young Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2082 | February 2082

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

Waxing Gibbous 99% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 99% and growing larger. The 14 days young Moon is in ♌ Leo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

6 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 6 days on 6 February 2082 at 01:34.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the afternoon and sets after midnight to early morning. It is visible to the southeast in early evening and it is up for most of the night.

Moon in ♌ Leo

Moon is passing about ∠14° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1935"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.4% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1935" and ∠1943".

Snow Moon after 1 day

Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2082 after 1 day on 13 February 2082 at 06:16.

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 1015 / 1968

The Moon is 14 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1015 of Meeus index or 1968 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.75 days

Length of current 1015 lunation is 29 days, 18 hours and 2 minutes. It is 14 minutes shorter than next lunation 1016 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 18 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 45 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠122.6°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠122.6°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠154.1°. 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 perigee

9 days after point of apogee on 2 February 2082 at 18:11 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 2 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 14 February 2082 at 17:46 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 370 421 km

Moon is 370 421 km (230 169 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 2 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 360 321 km (223 893 mi).

Moon before descending node

12 days after its ascending node on 31 January 2082 at 01:22 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 14 February 2082 at 00:16 in ♍ Virgo.

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Draconic month

12 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

3 days after previous North standstill on 9 February 2082 at 02:32 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.278°. Next 9 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.301° in the next southern standstill on 21 February 2082 at 17:29 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day on 13 February 2082 at 06:16 in ♌ Leo, 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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