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Moon phase on 18 February 2091 Sunday is New Moon, less than 1 day young Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2091 | February 2091

New Moon phase
New Moon phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

New Moon

New Moon is the lunar phase on . Surface of the Moon disc is not illuminated. The less than 1 day young Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 18 February 2091 at 09:38 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at sunrise and sets at sunset. It's part facing the Earth is completely in shadow.

Moon is entering ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing first ∠1° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1792" and ∠1941".

Worm Moon after 15 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2091 after 15 days on 5 March 2091 at 15:59.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Spring tide

There is high New Moon ocean tide on this date. Combined Sun and Moon gravitational tidal force working on Earth is strong, because of the Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.

New lunation 1127 / 2080

At 09:38 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 1127 of Meeus index or 2080 from Brown series.


Synodic month length 29.75 days

29 days, 18 hours and 7 minutes is the length of new lunation 1127. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2091. It is 33 minutes longer than next lunation 1128 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 23 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 40 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠137.9°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠137.9°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠165.8°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep increasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of apogee (∠180°).

Moon before apogee

12 days after point of perigee on 6 February 2091 at 09:12 in ♍ Virgo. 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 22 February 2091 at 08:37 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 399 947 km

Moon is 399 947 km (248 516 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 3 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 740 km (252 115 mi).

Moon before descending node

12 days after its ascending node on 5 February 2091 at 23:52 in ♍ Virgo, 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 19 February 2091 at 08:56 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

12 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

4 days after previous South standstill on 14 February 2091 at 00:36 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-18.496°. Next 10 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠18.473° in the next northern standstill on 28 February 2091 at 16:49 in ♊ Gemini.

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Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy

The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.

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