Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 12 February 2092 Tuesday is Waxing Crescent, 5 days young Moon is in Aries.

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Lunar calendar 2092 | February 2092

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

Waxing Crescent 23% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 23% and growing larger. The 5 days young Moon is in ♈ Aries.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 4 days on 7 February 2092 at 15:03.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon in ♈ Aries

Moon is passing about ∠21° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1782"

Lunar disc appears visually 8.7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1782" and ∠1943".

Snow Moon after 10 days

Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2092 after 10 days on 23 February 2092 at 05:29.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Moderate tide

There is medium ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at very acute angle, so their combined tidal force is moderate.

Lunation 1139 / 2092

The Moon is 5 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1139 of Meeus index or 2092 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.62 days

Length of current 1139 lunation is 29 days, 14 hours and 54 minutes. It is 51 minutes shorter than next lunation 1140 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 10 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 53 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠69.4°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠69.4°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠106.4°. 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

10 days after point of perigee on 2 February 2092 at 09:05 in ♐ Sagittarius. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 2 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 15 February 2092 at 03:05 in ♉ Taurus.

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Distance to Moon 402 179 km

Moon is 402 179 km (249 902 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 2 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 414 km (251 291 mi).

Moon after descending node

4 days after its descending node on 7 February 2092 at 23:08 in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 9 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 22 February 2092 at 09:49 in ♌ Leo.

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Draconic month

17 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♌ Leo, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before northern standstill

7 days after previous South standstill on 4 February 2092 at 17:30 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-19.423°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠19.419° in the next northern standstill on 18 February 2092 at 23:14 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 10 days

After 10 days on 23 February 2092 at 05:29 in ♍ Virgo, 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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