Moon ♍ Virgo
Moon phase on 11 February 2055 Thursday is Full Moon, 14 days old Moon is in Leo.Share this page: twitter facebook linkedin
Moon rises at sunset and sets at sunrise. It is visible all night and it is high in the sky around midnight.
Moon is passing about ∠16° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 0.8% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1960" and ∠1944".
The Full Moon this days is the Snow of February 2055.
There is high Full Moon ocean tide on this date. Combined Sun and Moon gravitational tidal force working on Earth is strong, because of the Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy alignment.
The Moon is 14 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 681 of Meeus index or 1634 from Brown series.
Length of current 681 lunation is 29 days, 19 hours and 1 minute. This is the year's longest synodic month of 2055. It is 38 minutes longer than next lunation 682 length.
Length of current synodic month is 6 hours and 16 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 47 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠143.9°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠170.8°. 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°).
11 days after point of apogee on 31 January 2055 at 06:49 in ♓ Pisces. 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 12 February 2055 at 17:59 in ♌ Leo.
Moon is 365 763 km (227 275 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 357 885 km (222 379 mi).
Moon is in ascending node in ♌ Leo at 16:36 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 13 days to meet descending node on 24 February 2055 at 23:02 in ♒ Aquarius.
At 16:36 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.
2 days after previous North standstill on 8 February 2055 at 23:45 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠19.711°. Next 10 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-19.715° in the next southern standstill on 21 February 2055 at 16:20 in ♑ Capricorn.
The Moon is in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.