Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 21 February 2035 Wednesday is Waxing Gibbous, 14 days young Moon is in Leo.

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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 99% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 99% and growing larger. The 14 days young Moon is in ♌ Leo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 5 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 ♌ Leo

Moon is passing about ∠21° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1909"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1909" and ∠1940".

Snow Moon after 1 day

Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2035 after 1 day 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 14 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 after perigee

3 days after point of perigee on 18 February 2035 at 05:31 in ♋ Cancer. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 8 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 2 March 2035 at 09:34 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Distance to Moon 375 529 km

The Moon is 375 529 km (233 343 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 8 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 404 374 km (251 266 mi).

Moon before ascending node

11 days after descending node on 10 February 2035 at 07:03 in ♓ Pisces. 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 23 February 2035 at 04:20 in ♍ Virgo.

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Draconic month

25 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 after northern standstill

3 days since the previous standstill on 18 February 2035 at 04:16 in ♋ Cancer when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠18.402°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 10 days to face maximum declination of ∠-18.382° at the point of next southern standstill on 4 March 2035 at 01:09 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 1 day

In 1 day 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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