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Moon phase on 23 February 2077 Tuesday is New Moon, 1 day young Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2077 | February 2077

New Moon phase
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Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

New Moon

New Moon is the lunar phase on . Surface of the Moon disc is not illuminated. The 1 day young Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

* The exact date and time of this New Moon phase is on 22 February 2077 at 23:07 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at sunrise and sets at sunset. It's part facing the Earth is completely in shadow.

Moon in ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing about ∠13° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter

Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1973" and ∠1939".

Worm Moon after 14 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2077 after 14 days on 9 March 2077 at 17:42.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • First Quarter in Gemini ♊ on 1 March 2077 at 16:11
  • Full Moon in Virgo ♍ on 9 March 2077 at 17:42
  • Last Quarter in Sagittarius ♐ on 17 March 2077 at 16:56
  • New Moon in Aries ♈ on 24 March 2077 at 08:24

Spring tide

There is high New Moon ocean tide on this date. Combined Sun and Moon gravitational tidal force working on Earth is strong, because of the Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.

New lunation 954 / 1907

At 23:07 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 954 of Meeus index or 1907 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.39 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 18 minutes. It is 22 minutes longer than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to increasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at apogee (∠180°).

Lunation length shorter than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 3 hours and 26 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 2 hours and 43 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠355.5°

The true anomaly is ∠355.5°. At the beginning of the next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠10.8°.

Moon at perigee

Moon is at perigee at 05:20. It is 13 days after previous apogee on 10 February 2077 at 02:41 in ♍ Virgo. Lunar orbit is going to widen while the Moon is moving away from the Earth over the next 13 days, until point of next apogee on 9 March 2077 at 03:31 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 356 817 km

This perigee Moon is 356 817 km (221 716 mi) away from Earth. It is 5 691 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 13 539 km further than the closest perigee of 21st century.

Moon after descending node

6 days after descending node on 17 February 2077 at 08:19 in ♐ Sagittarius. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 6 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 1 March 2077 at 17:53 in ♊ Gemini.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon after southern standstill

4 days since the previous standstill on 19 February 2077 at 06:40 in ♑ Capricorn when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-25.259°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 8 days to face maximum declination of ∠25.349° at the point of next northern standstill on 3 March 2077 at 22:10 in ♋ Cancer.

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Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy

The Moon is in a New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and thus forming Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.

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