Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 2 February 2090 Thursday is Waxing Crescent, 3 days young Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2090 | February 2090

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

Waxing Crescent 7% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 7% and growing larger. The 3 days young Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 2 days on 30 January 2090 at 14:34.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon in ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing about ∠15° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1771"

Lunar disc appears visually 9.4% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1771" and ∠1947".

Snow Moon after 12 days

Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2090 after 12 days on 14 February 2090 at 13:39.

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 1114 / 2067

The Moon is 3 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1114 of Meeus index or 2067 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.8 days

Length of current 1114 lunation is 29 days, 19 hours and 12 minutes. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2090. It is 1 hour and 10 minutes longer than next lunation 1115 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 6 hours and 28 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 35 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠163.9°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠163.9°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠188.4°. 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 apogee

1 day after point of apogee on 1 February 2090 at 09:55 in ♓ Pisces. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 12 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 14 February 2090 at 17:13 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 404 657 km

Moon is 404 657 km (251 442 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 12 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 356 621 km (221 594 mi).

Moon before descending node

12 days after its ascending node on 20 January 2090 at 12:25 in ♎ Libra, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 3 February 2090 at 19:04 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

12 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 after southern standstill

6 days after previous South standstill on 27 January 2090 at 04:34 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-18.339°. Next 8 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠18.250° in the next northern standstill on 10 February 2090 at 19:04 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 12 days

After 12 days on 14 February 2090 at 13:39 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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