Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 7 February 2100 Sunday is Waning Crescent, 27 days old Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2100 | February 2100

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

Waning Crescent 3% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 3% and getting smaller. The 27 days old Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

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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 1 February 2100 at 21:16.

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 ∠1848"

Lunar disc appears visually 5.1% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1848" and ∠1945".

Snow Moon after 17 days

Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2100 after 17 days on 24 February 2100 at 14:51.

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 1237 / 2190

The Moon is 27 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1237 of Meeus index or 2190 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.67 days

Length of current 1237 lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 59 minutes. It is 1 hour and 35 minutes shorter than next lunation 1238 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 15 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 48 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠81.3°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠81.3°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠119.1°. 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

9 days after point of perigee on 29 January 2100 at 05:53 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 6 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 14 February 2100 at 06:46 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 387 837 km

Moon is 387 837 km (240 991 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 6 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 204 km (251 782 mi).

Moon before ascending node

9 days after its descending node on 29 January 2100 at 00:35 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 3 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 11 February 2100 at 09:33 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

23 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♓ Pisces, 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 5 February 2100 at 04:00 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.496°. Next 12 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠28.552° in the next northern standstill on 19 February 2100 at 17:35 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day on 9 February 2100 at 04:55 in ♒ Aquarius, 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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