Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 18 February 2033 Friday is Waning Gibbous, 18 days old Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2033 | February 2033

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

Waning Gibbous 85% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 85% and getting smaller. The 18 days old Moon is in ♎ Libra.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 4 days on 14 February 2033 at 07:04.

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 ♎ Libra

Moon is passing about ∠16° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1776"

Lunar disc appears visually 8.9% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1776" and ∠1941".

Snow Moon before 4 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2033 after 25 days on 16 March 2033 at 01:37.

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 409 / 1362

The Moon is 18 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 409 of Meeus index or 1362 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.43 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 24 minutes. It is 56 minutes longer than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to decreasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Lunation length shorter than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 2 hours and 20 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 3 hours and 49 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠336.6°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠336.6°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠353°.

Moon after apogee

1 day after point of apogee on 16 February 2033 at 19:57 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 11 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 1 March 2033 at 18:17 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 403 616 km

The Moon is 403 616 km (250 795 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 11 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 357 180 km (221 941 mi).

Moon before ascending node

13 days after descending node on 4 February 2033 at 19:25 in ♈ Aries. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following day, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 19 February 2033 at 01:22 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

26 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.

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Moon before southern standstill

9 days since the previous standstill on 9 February 2033 at 07:09 in ♊ Gemini when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠18.889°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 5 days to face maximum declination of ∠-18.763° at the point of next southern standstill on 24 February 2033 at 01:02 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 10 days

In 10 days on 1 March 2033 at 08:23 in ♓ Pisces the Moon is going to be in a New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and thus forming the next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.

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