Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 4 February 2087 Tuesday is Waxing Crescent, 1 day young Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2087 | February 2087

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

Waxing Crescent 1% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 1% and growing larger. The 1 day young Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 1 day on 3 February 2087 at 12:10.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon in ♒ Aquarius

Moon is leaving the last ∠1° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♓ Pisces later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1924"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.2% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1924" and ∠1946".

Snow Moon after 13 days

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

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 1077 / 2030

The Moon is 1 day young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1077 of Meeus index or 2030 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.48 days

Length of current 1077 lunation is 29 days, 11 hours and 35 minutes. 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

9 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 2 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 372 599 km

Moon is 372 599 km (231 522 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 2 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 367 027 km (228 060 mi).

Moon before descending node

6 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 6 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

6 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

5 days after previous South standstill on 30 January 2087 at 06:45 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-21.469°. Next 7 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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Syzygy in 13 days

After 13 days on 17 February 2087 at 13:34 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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