Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 27 February 2089 Sunday is Waning Gibbous, 17 days old Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2089 | February 2089

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

Waning Gibbous 91% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 91% and getting smaller. The 17 days old Moon is in ♎ Libra.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 2 days on 24 February 2089 at 22:05.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the evening and sets in the morning. It is visible to the southwest and it is high in the sky after midnight.

Moon in ♎ Libra

Moon is passing about ∠14° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1885"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1885" and ∠1937".

Snow Moon before 2 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2089 after 26 days on 26 March 2089 at 09:20.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Sagittarius ♐ on 4 March 2089 at 05:05
  • New Moon in Pisces ♓ on 12 March 2089 at 08:24
  • First Quarter in Gemini ♊ on 19 March 2089 at 15:30
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 26 March 2089 at 09:20

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 1102 / 2055

The Moon is 17 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1102 of Meeus index or 2055 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.71 days

Length of current 1102 lunation is 29 days, 17 hours and 8 minutes. It is 2 hours and 46 minutes longer than next lunation 1103 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 24 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 39 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠211.9°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠211.9°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠244.3°. 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 after perigee

4 days after point of perigee on 23 February 2089 at 04:43 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 7 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 7 March 2089 at 02:34 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 380 203 km

Moon is 380 203 km (236 247 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 7 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 275 km (251 826 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♎ Libra at 20:38 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 14 days to meet descending node on 14 March 2089 at 09:03 in ♈ Aries.

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New draconic month

At 20:38 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.


Moon before southern standstill

7 days after previous North standstill on 20 February 2089 at 01:51 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.626°. Next 5 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.545° in the next southern standstill on 5 March 2089 at 03:03 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 12 days

After 12 days on 12 March 2089 at 08:24 in ♓ Pisces, 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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