Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 18 February 2035 Sunday is Waxing Gibbous, 10 days young Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2035 | February 2035

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

Waxing Gibbous 81% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 81% and growing larger. The 10 days young Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 2 days on 15 February 2035 at 13:17.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the afternoon and sets after midnight to early morning. It is visible to the southeast in early evening and it is up for most of the night.

Moon in ♋ Cancer

Moon is passing about ∠9° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1963"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.1% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1963" and ∠1941".

Snow Moon after 3 days

Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2035 after 3 days on 22 February 2035 at 08:54.

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 434 / 1387

The Moon is 10 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 434 of Meeus index or 1387 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.62 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 14 hours and 47 minutes. It is 2 hours and 59 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 longer than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 2 hours and 3 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 5 hours shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠255.7°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠255.7°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠291.6°.

Moon at perigee

Moon is at perigee at 05:31. It is 15 days after previous apogee on 2 February 2035 at 12:48 in ♐ Sagittarius. Lunar orbit is going to widen while the Moon is moving away from the Earth over the next 11 days, until point of next apogee on 2 March 2035 at 09:34 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Distance to Moon 368 326 km

This perigee Moon is 368 326 km (228 867 mi) away from Earth. It is 5 818 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 2 030 km further than the closest perigee of 21st century.

Moon before ascending node

8 days after descending node on 10 February 2035 at 07:03 in ♓ Pisces. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 4 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 23 February 2035 at 04:20 in ♍ Virgo.

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Draconic month

22 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.

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Moon at northern standstill

At 04:16 the Moon is meeting its standstill point to reach North declination of ∠18.402°. Over the next 13 days the lunar orbit is going to extend southward to face maximum declination of ∠-18.382° at the point of next standstill in ♑ Capricorn on 4 March 2035 at 01:09.

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Syzygy in 3 days

In 3 days on 22 February 2035 at 08:54 in ♍ Virgo the Moon is going to be in a Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and thus forming the next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy alignment.

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