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Moon phase on 26 February 2097 Tuesday is Full Moon, 15 days old Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2097 | February 2097

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

Full Moon 100% illuminated

Full Moon is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 100%. The 15 days old Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

* The exact date and time of this Full Moon phase is on 26 February 2097 at 08:02 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at sunset and sets at sunrise. It is visible all night and it is high in the sky around midnight.

Moon in ♍ Virgo

Moon is passing about ∠11° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1882"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.9% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1882" and ∠1937".

It is Snow Moon

The Full Moon this days is the Snow of February 2097.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Sagittarius ♐ on 6 March 2097 at 02:47
  • New Moon in Pisces ♓ on 13 March 2097 at 21:56
  • First Quarter in Gemini ♊ on 20 March 2097 at 19:16
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 27 March 2097 at 21:28

Spring tide

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

Lunation 1201 / 2154

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1201 of Meeus index or 2154 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.59 days

Length of current 1201 lunation is 29 days, 14 hours and 8 minutes. It is 2 hours and 38 minutes longer than next lunation 1202 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 24 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 39 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠257.9°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠257.9°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠293.2°. 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 22 February 2097 at 00:22 in ♋ Cancer. 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 6 March 2097 at 06:30 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Distance to Moon 380 949 km

Moon is 380 949 km (236 711 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 7 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 233 km (251 179 mi).

Moon before descending node

8 days after its ascending node on 18 February 2097 at 08:27 in ♉ Taurus, 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 3 March 2097 at 10:12 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Draconic month

8 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

4 days after previous North standstill on 22 February 2097 at 00:30 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠27.174°. Next 9 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-27.286° in the next southern standstill on 7 March 2097 at 20:59 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy

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

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