Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 19 February 2086 Tuesday is Waxing Crescent, 6 days young Moon is in Taurus.

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Lunar calendar 2086 | February 2086

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

Waxing Crescent 38% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 38% and growing larger. The 6 days young Moon is in ♉ Taurus.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 5 days on 13 February 2086 at 22:27.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.

Moon in ♉ Taurus

Moon is passing about ∠18° of ♉ Taurus tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1924"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.9% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1924" and ∠1940".

Snow Moon after 9 days

Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2086 after 9 days on 28 February 2086 at 12:21.

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 1065 / 2018

The Moon is 6 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1065 of Meeus index or 2018 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.4 days

Length of current 1065 lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 37 minutes. It is 48 minutes longer than next lunation 1066 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 7 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 2 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠347°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠347°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠2.3°. 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 after perigee

4 days after point of perigee on 14 February 2086 at 16:44 in ♒ Aquarius. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 9 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 1 March 2086 at 10:54 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 372 588 km

Moon is 372 588 km (231 515 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 9 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 459 km (252 562 mi).

Moon before descending node

10 days after its ascending node on 9 February 2086 at 10:38 in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 2 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 21 February 2086 at 21:51 in ♊ Gemini.

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Draconic month

10 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon before northern standstill

10 days after previous South standstill on 9 February 2086 at 06:38 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-23.132°. Next 2 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠23.034° in the next northern standstill on 21 February 2086 at 19:36 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 9 days

After 9 days on 28 February 2086 at 12:21 in ♍ Virgo, 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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