Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 24 February 2094 Wednesday is Waxing Gibbous, 9 days young Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2094 | February 2094

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

Waxing Gibbous 72% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 72% and growing larger. The 9 days young Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 2 days on 22 February 2094 at 02:36.

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 is entering ♋ Cancer

Moon is passing first ∠3° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1793"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.8% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1793" and ∠1938".

Worm Moon after 5 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2094 after 5 days on 2 March 2094 at 07:35.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Virgo ♍ on 2 March 2094 at 07:35
  • Last Quarter in Sagittarius ♐ on 10 March 2094 at 00:22
  • New Moon in Pisces ♓ on 16 March 2094 at 15:44
  • First Quarter in Gemini ♊ on 23 March 2094 at 20:05

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 1164 / 2117

The Moon is 9 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1164 of Meeus index or 2117 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.42 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 1 minute. It is 8 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 2 hours and 43 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 3 hours and 26 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠7.9°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠7.9°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠24.6°.

Moon before perigee

9 days after point of perigee on 14 February 2094 at 18:39 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 3 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 27 February 2094 at 15:03 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 399 866 km

The Moon is 399 866 km (248 465 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 3 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 406 118 km (252 350 mi).

Moon before ascending node

11 days after descending node on 12 February 2094 at 12:56 in ♑ Capricorn. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following day, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 25 February 2094 at 12:58 in ♋ Cancer.

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Draconic month

26 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.

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Moon before northern standstill

12 days since the previous standstill on 12 February 2094 at 06:09 in ♑ Capricorn when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-22.529°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next day to face maximum declination of ∠22.582° at the point of next northern standstill on 25 February 2094 at 05:34 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 5 days

In 5 days on 2 March 2094 at 07:35 in ♍ Virgo 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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