Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 25 February 2100 Thursday is Waning Gibbous, 15 days old Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2100 | February 2100

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

Waning Gibbous 99% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 99% and getting smaller. The 15 days old Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 1 day on 24 February 2100 at 14:51.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the evening and sets in the morning. It is visible to the southwest and it is high in the sky after midnight.

Moon in ♍ Virgo

Moon is passing about ∠19° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1959"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.1% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1959" and ∠1938".

Snow Moon before 1 day

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2100 after 28 days on 26 March 2100 at 01:05.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Sagittarius ♐ on 3 March 2100 at 06:11
  • New Moon in Pisces ♓ on 10 March 2100 at 22:28
  • First Quarter in Gemini ♊ on 19 March 2100 at 02:58
  • Full Moon in Libra ♎ on 26 March 2100 at 01:05

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 1238 / 2191

The Moon is 15 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last 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 perigee

11 days after point of apogee on 14 February 2100 at 06:46 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next day, until it get to the point of next perigee on 26 February 2100 at 05:17 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 365 826 km

Moon is 365 826 km (227 314 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 360 805 km (224 194 mi).

Moon in descending node

Moon is in descending node in ♍ Virgo at 09:12 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from North to South. Moon will follow the southern part of its orbit for the next 13 days to meet ascending node on 10 March 2100 at 16:27 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

14 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 northern standstill

5 days after previous North standstill on 19 February 2100 at 17:35 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.552°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.575° in the next southern standstill on 4 March 2100 at 09:17 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 13 days

After 13 days on 10 March 2100 at 22:28 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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