February 19, 2022 Daily Correspondence Digest for the Northern Hemisphere’s Moon Phase and Planetary Positions

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From Moongiant.com

The Moon’s current phase for today and tonight is a Waning Gibbous Phase. This is the first phase after the Full Moon occurs. It lasts roughly 7 days with the Moon’s illumination growing smaller each day until the Moon becomes a Last Quarter Moon with an illumination of 50%. The average Moon rise for this phase is between 9pm and Midnight depending on the age of the phase. The moon rises later and later each night setting after sunrise in the morning. During this phase the Moon can also be seen in the early morning daylight hours on the western horizon.

Visit the February 2022 Moon Phases Calendar to see all the daily moon phase for this month.

Today’s Waning Gibbous Phase

The Waning Gibbous on February 19 has an illumination of 92%. This is the percentage of the Moon illuminated by the Sun. The illumination is constantly changing and can vary up to 10% a day. On February 19 the Moon is 17.52 days old. This refers to how many days it has been since the last New Moon. It takes 29.53 days for the Moon to orbit the Earth and go through the lunar cycle of all 8 Moon phases.

The 8 Lunar Phases

There are 8 lunar phases the Moon goes through in its 29.53 days lunar cycle. The 4 major Moon phases are Full Moon, New Moon, First Quarter and Last Quarter. Between these major phases, there are 4 minor ones: the Waxing Crescent, Waxing Gibbous, Waning Gibbous and Waning Crescent. For more info on the Moon Cycle and on each phase check out Wikipedia Lunar Phase page.

Phase Details

Phase: Waning Gibbous
Illumination: 92%
Moon Age: 17.52 days
Moon Angle: 0.52
Moon Distance: 379,778.38 km
Sun Angle: 0.54
Sun Distance: 147,909,972.84 km

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Northwestern Hemisphere

The time for these Custom Planetary Positions is from the local time in Los Angeles, California, USA

February 19, 2022
12:00 am GMT 4:00 PM PST
Zodiac: Tropical (Standard Western)

Sun:00 Pisces 18
Moon:27 Virgo 52
Mercury:04 Aquarius 07
Venus:18 Capricorn 20
Mars:18 Capricorn 39
Jupiter:11 Pisces 27
Saturn:17 Aquarius 38
Uranus:11 Taurus 15
Neptune:22 Pisces 02
Pluto:27 Capricorn 30
True Lunar Node:26 Taurus 29 Rx
Mean Lunar Node:26 Taurus 56 Rx
Lilith (Black Moon):23 Gemini 54
Chiron:10 Aries 02
Ceres:01 Gemini 47
Pallas:01 Aries 42
Juno:06 Aquarius 47
Vesta:20 Capricorn 13
Eris:23 Aries 49

Northern Hemisphere

The time for these Custom Planetary Positions is from the local time in Chicago, Illinois, USA

February 19, 2022
10:00 pm GMT 4:00 PM CST
Zodiac: Tropical (Standard Western)

Sun:01 Pisces 14
Moon:10 Libra 06
Mercury:05 Aquarius 09
Venus:18 Capricorn 56
Mars:19 Capricorn 20
Jupiter:11 Pisces 40
Saturn:17 Aquarius 45
Uranus:11 Taurus 16
Neptune:22 Pisces 04
Pluto:27 Capricorn 32
True Lunar Node:26 Taurus 21 Rx
Mean Lunar Node:26 Taurus 53 Rx
Lilith (Black Moon):24 Gemini 00
Chiron:10 Aries 05
Ceres:01 Gemini 59
Pallas:02 Aries 01
Juno:07 Aquarius 09
Vesta:20 Capricorn 41
Eris:23 Aries 50

Northeastern Hemisphere

The time for these Custom Planetary Positions is from the local time in Frankfurt, Germany, Europe

19 February 2022
03:00 pm GMT 4:00 PM CEST
Zodiac: Tropical (Standard Western)

Sun:00 Pisces 56
Moon:06 Libra 12
Mercury:04 Aquarius 49
Venus:18 Capricorn 44
Mars:19 Capricorn 07
Jupiter:11 Pisces 36
Saturn:17 Aquarius 42
Uranus:11 Taurus 16
Neptune:22 Pisces 03
Pluto:27 Capricorn 31
True Lunar Node:26 Taurus 23 Rx
Mean Lunar Node:26 Taurus 54 Rx
Lilith (Black Moon):23 Gemini 58
Chiron:10 Aries 04
Ceres:01 Gemini 55
Pallas:01 Aries 55
Juno:07 Aquarius 02
Vesta:20 Capricorn 32
Eris:23 Aries 49