Crescent ♓ Pisces
Moon phase on 22 February 2088 Sunday is New Moon, less than 1 day young Moon is in Pisces.Share this page: twitter facebook linkedin
Moon rises at sunrise and sets at sunset. It's part facing the Earth is completely in shadow.
Moon is passing first ∠4° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc is not visible from Earth. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1859" and ∠1939".
Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2088 after 13 days on 7 March 2088 at 10:36.
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.
At 11:09 on this date the Moon completes the old and enters a new synodic month with lunation 1090 of Meeus index or 2043 from Brown series.
29 days, 12 hours and 51 minutes is the length of new lunation 1090. It is 2 hours and 27 minutes longer than next lunation 1091 length.
Length of current synodic month is 7 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 56 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This lunation true anomaly is ∠278.3°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠309.1°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep decreasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).
6 days after point of apogee on 15 February 2088 at 13:47 in ♐ Sagittarius. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 7 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 29 February 2088 at 14:18 in ♊ Gemini.
Moon is 385 504 km (239 541 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 7 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 370 217 km (230 042 mi).
9 days after its ascending node on 13 February 2088 at 04:30 in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 4 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 27 February 2088 at 04:19 in ♉ Taurus.
9 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.
5 days after previous South standstill on 16 February 2088 at 15:48 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-19.751°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠19.628° in the next northern standstill on 1 March 2088 at 05:13 in ♊ Gemini.
The Moon is in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun on this date and this alignment forms Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.