Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 27 February 2098 Thursday is Waning Crescent, 26 days old Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2098 | February 2098

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

Waning Crescent 12% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 12% and getting smaller. The 26 days old Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 4 days on 22 February 2098 at 23:26.

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 ♑ Capricorn

Moon is leaving the last ∠1° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♒ Aquarius later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1768"

Lunar disc appears visually 9.1% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1768" and ∠1937".

Worm Moon after 17 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2098 after 17 days on 17 March 2098 at 07:43.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Pisces ♓ on 3 March 2098 at 04:02
  • First Quarter in Gemini ♊ on 10 March 2098 at 16:01
  • Full Moon in Virgo ♍ on 17 March 2098 at 07:43
  • Last Quarter in Sagittarius ♐ on 24 March 2098 at 18:26

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 1213 / 2166

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 1213 of Meeus index or 2166 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.76 days

Length of current 1213 lunation is 29 days, 18 hours and 8 minutes. It is 2 hours and 23 minutes longer than next lunation 1214 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

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

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠197°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠197°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠225.5°. 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 in apogee

Moon is reaching point of apogee on this date at 00:05, this is 12 days after last perigee on 14 February 2098 at 18:30 in ♌ Leo. Lunar orbit is starting to get closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth for 15 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next perigee on 14 March 2098 at 23:15 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 405 848 km

This apogee Moon is 405 848 km (252 182 mi) away from Earth. It is 440 km farther than the mean apogee distance, but it is still 861 km closer than the farthest apogee of 21st century.

Moon before ascending node

7 days after its descending node on 19 February 2098 at 21:18 in ♎ Libra, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 6 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 6 March 2098 at 10:58 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

20 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

2 days after previous South standstill on 25 February 2098 at 10:08 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.136°. Next 12 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.231° in the next northern standstill on 11 March 2098 at 15:13 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 3 days

After 3 days on 3 March 2098 at 04:02 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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