Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 3 February 2089 Thursday is Waning Crescent, 23 days old Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2089 | February 2089

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

Waning Crescent 40% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 40% and getting smaller. The 23 days old Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 1 day on 2 February 2089 at 10:23.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.

Moon in ♏ Scorpio

Moon is leaving the last ∠3° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♐ Sagittarius later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1806"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1806" and ∠1946".

Snow Moon after 21 days

Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2089 after 21 days on 24 February 2089 at 22:05.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Neap tide

There is low ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at big angle, so their combined tidal force is weak.

Lunation 1101 / 2054

The Moon is 23 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1101 of Meeus index or 2054 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.79 days

Length of current 1101 lunation is 29 days, 18 hours and 58 minutes. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2089. It is 1 hour and 50 minutes longer than next lunation 1102 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 6 hours and 14 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 49 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠185.7°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠185.7°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠211.9°. 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 apogee

8 days after point of perigee on 25 January 2089 at 19:36 in ♋ Cancer. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 3 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 7 February 2089 at 10:18 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 396 959 km

Moon is 396 959 km (246 659 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 3 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 252 km (252 433 mi).

Moon after ascending node

2 days after its ascending node on 31 January 2089 at 14:33 in ♎ Libra, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 11 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 15 February 2089 at 05:13 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

2 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

10 days after previous North standstill on 23 January 2089 at 16:28 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.817°. Next 2 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.740° in the next southern standstill on 5 February 2089 at 19:19 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 7 days

After 7 days on 10 February 2089 at 15:16 in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.

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