Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 5 February 2077 Friday is Waxing Gibbous, 12 days young Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2077 | February 2077

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

Waxing Gibbous 94% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 94% and growing larger. The 12 days young Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

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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 31 January 2077 at 03:35.

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 ∠20° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1804"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1804" and ∠1946".

Snow Moon after 2 days

Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2077 after 2 days on 7 February 2077 at 23:08.

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 953 / 1906

The Moon is 12 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 953 of Meeus index or 1906 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.43 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 21 minutes. It is 1 hour and 3 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 23 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 3 hours and 46 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠339.5°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠339.5°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠355.5°.

Moon before perigee

10 days after point of perigee on 25 January 2077 at 18:01 in ♒ Aquarius. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 4 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 10 February 2077 at 02:41 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 397 316 km

The Moon is 397 316 km (246 881 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 4 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 406 305 km (252 466 mi).

Moon after ascending node

2 days after ascending node on 2 February 2077 at 17:16 in ♊ Gemini. 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 17 February 2077 at 08:19 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Draconic month

2 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♊ Gemini, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.

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Moon after northern standstill

1 day since the previous standstill on 4 February 2077 at 17:05 in ♋ Cancer when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠25.148°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 13 days to face maximum declination of ∠-25.259° at the point of next southern standstill on 19 February 2077 at 06:40 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 2 days

In 2 days on 7 February 2077 at 23:08 in ♌ Leo 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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