Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 11 February 2100 Thursday is Waxing Crescent, 2 days young Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2100 | February 2100

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

Waxing Crescent 5% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 5% and growing larger. The 2 days young Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 2 days on 9 February 2100 at 04:55.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon in ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing about ∠19° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1780"

Lunar disc appears visually 8.8% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1780" and ∠1944".

Snow Moon after 13 days

Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2100 after 13 days on 24 February 2100 at 14:51.

Upcoming main Moon phases

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 1238 / 2191

The Moon is 2 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1238 of Meeus index or 2191 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.73 days

Length of current 1238 lunation is 29 days, 17 hours and 34 minutes. It is 14 minutes shorter than next lunation 1239 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 50 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 13 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠119.1°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠119.1°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠151.4°. 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

13 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 2 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 402 617 km

Moon is 402 617 km (250 175 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 2 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 204 km (251 782 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♓ Pisces at 09:33 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 13 days to meet descending node on 25 February 2100 at 09:12 in ♍ Virgo.

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New draconic month

At 09:33 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.


Moon after southern standstill

6 days after previous South standstill on 5 February 2100 at 04:00 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-28.496°. Next 8 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 13 days

After 13 days on 24 February 2100 at 14:51 in ♌ Leo, 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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