Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 26 February 2035 Monday is Waning Gibbous, 19 days old Moon is in Libra.

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

Waning Gibbous 82% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 82% and getting smaller. The 19 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 22 February 2035 at 08:54.

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 leaving the last ∠2° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♏ Scorpio later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1800"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.4% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1800" and ∠1938".

Snow Moon before 4 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2035 after 25 days on 23 March 2035 at 22:42.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Last Quarter in Sagittarius ♐ on 2 March 2035 at 03:01
  • New Moon in Pisces ♓ on 9 March 2035 at 23:09
  • First Quarter in Gemini ♊ on 16 March 2035 at 20:15
  • Full Moon in Virgo ♍ on 23 March 2035 at 22:42

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 434 / 1387

The Moon is 19 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last 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 before perigee

8 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 3 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 398 198 km

The Moon is 398 198 km (247 429 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 3 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 404 374 km (251 266 mi).

Moon after ascending node

3 days after ascending node on 23 February 2035 at 04:20 in ♍ Virgo. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 11 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 9 March 2035 at 15:01 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before southern standstill

8 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 5 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 11 days

In 11 days on 9 March 2035 at 23:09 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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