Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 26 February 2090 Sunday is Waning Crescent, 26 days old Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2090 | February 2090

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

Waning Crescent 7% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 7% and getting smaller. The 26 days old Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 5 days on 21 February 2090 at 07:42.

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 ♒ Aquarius

Moon is passing about ∠7° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1777"

Lunar disc appears visually 8.6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1777" and ∠1937".

Worm Moon after 17 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2090 after 17 days on 15 March 2090 at 23:42.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Pisces ♓ on 1 March 2090 at 09:46
  • First Quarter in Gemini ♊ on 9 March 2090 at 08:20
  • Full Moon in Virgo ♍ on 15 March 2090 at 23:42
  • Last Quarter in Sagittarius ♐ on 22 March 2090 at 22:55

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 26 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final 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 before apogee

11 days after point of perigee on 14 February 2090 at 17:13 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next day, until it get to the point of next apogee on 28 February 2090 at 10:33 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 403 376 km

Moon is 403 376 km (250 646 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next day until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 559 km (252 624 mi).

Moon before descending node

9 days after its ascending node on 16 February 2090 at 19:19 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 4 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 2 March 2090 at 23:32 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

9 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

3 days after previous South standstill on 23 February 2090 at 11:00 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-18.192°. Next 11 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠18.146° in the next northern standstill on 10 March 2090 at 03:48 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 2 days

After 2 days on 1 March 2090 at 09:46 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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