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Moon phase on 3 February 2087 Monday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2087 | February 2087

New Moon phase
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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 ♒ Aquarius.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 3 February 2087 at 12:10 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 ♒ Aquarius

Moon is passing about ∠15° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1901" and ∠1946".

Snow Moon after 14 days

Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2087 after 14 days on 17 February 2087 at 13:34.

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 1077 / 2030

At 12:10 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 1077 of Meeus index or 2030 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.48 days

29 days, 11 hours and 35 minutes is the length of new lunation 1077. It is 1 hour and 54 minutes longer than next lunation 1078 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 9 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠308.1°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠308.1°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠330.8°. 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 perigee

8 days after point of apogee on 26 January 2087 at 01:01 in ♎ Libra. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 3 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 6 February 2087 at 21:41 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 377 002 km

Moon is 377 002 km (234 258 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 3 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 367 027 km (228 060 mi).

Moon after ascending node

5 days after its ascending node on 28 January 2087 at 21:55 in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 7 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 10 February 2087 at 21:48 in ♉ Taurus.

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Draconic month

5 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

4 days after previous South standstill on 30 January 2087 at 06:45 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-21.469°. Next 8 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠21.361° in the next northern standstill on 12 February 2087 at 05:55 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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