Crescent ♉ Taurus
Moon phase on 15 February 2089 Tuesday is Waxing Crescent, 4 days young Moon is in Aries.Share this page: twitter facebook linkedin
Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 4 days on 10 February 2089 at 15:16.
Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.
Moon is passing about ∠23° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 3.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1875" and ∠1942".
Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2089 after 9 days on 24 February 2089 at 22:05.
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.
The Moon is 4 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1102 of Meeus index or 2055 from Brown series.
Length of current 1102 lunation is 29 days, 17 hours and 8 minutes. It is 2 hours and 46 minutes longer than next lunation 1103 length.
Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 24 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 39 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This lunation true anomaly is ∠211.9°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠244.3°. 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°).
8 days after point of apogee on 7 February 2089 at 10:18 in ♑ Capricorn. 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 23 February 2089 at 04:43 in ♌ Leo.
Moon is 382 313 km (237 558 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 7 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 361 191 km (224 434 mi).
Moon is in descending node in ♈ Aries at 05:13 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from North to South. Moon will follow the southern part of its orbit for the next 12 days to meet ascending node on 27 February 2089 at 20:38 in ♎ Libra.
14 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.
9 days after previous South standstill on 5 February 2089 at 19:19 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-18.740°. Next 4 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠18.626° in the next northern standstill on 20 February 2089 at 01:51 in ♊ Gemini.
After 9 days on 24 February 2089 at 22:05 in ♌ Leo, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.