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Moon phase on 17 February 2083 Wednesday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2083 | February 2083

New Moon phase
New Moon phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

New Moon

New Moon is the lunar phase on . Surface of the Moon disc is not illuminated. The 1 day young Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 16 February 2083 at 18:15 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at sunrise and sets at sunset. It's part facing the Earth is completely in shadow.

Moon in ♓ Pisces

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

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1832" and ∠1941".

Worm Moon after 14 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2083 after 14 days on 4 March 2083 at 07:34.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Spring tide

There is high New Moon ocean tide on this date. Combined Sun and Moon gravitational tidal force working on Earth is strong, because of the Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.

New lunation 1028 / 1981

At 18:15 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 1028 of Meeus index or 1981 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.65 days

29 days, 15 hours and 41 minutes is the length of new lunation 1028. It is 32 minutes shorter than next lunation 1029 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 57 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 6 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠89.1°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠89.1°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠126.4°. 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 apogee

9 days after point of perigee on 8 February 2083 at 11:16 in ♏ Scorpio. 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 23 February 2083 at 07:16 in ♉ Taurus.

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Distance to Moon 391 194 km

Moon is 391 194 km (243 077 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 5 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 622 km (251 420 mi).

Moon after ascending node

1 day after its ascending node on 15 February 2083 at 23:06 in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 12 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 2 March 2083 at 10:14 in ♌ Leo.

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Draconic month

1 day after beginning of current draconic month in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

5 days after previous South standstill on 11 February 2083 at 23:44 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-27.496°. Next 8 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠27.467° in the next northern standstill on 26 February 2083 at 04:43 in ♊ Gemini.

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Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy

The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.

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