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

You can use this link to go forward or backward in time for Moon phase information. If you are curious, you can even find out what phase the Moon was in when you or anyone else was born.

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 21 has an illumination of 76%. 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 21 the Moon is 19.57 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: 76%
Moon Age: 19.57 days
Moon Angle: 0.54
Moon Distance: 371,113.91 km
Sun Angle: 0.54
Sun Distance: 147,975,168.59 km

Useful Moon Resources

If you want to calculate the planetary positions for a specific use and time, click on this link

Currentplanetarypositions.com

To figure out GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) for your local time use this link

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Northwestern Hemisphere

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

February 21, 2022
12:00 am GMT 4:00 PM BRT
Zodiac: Tropical (Standard Western)

Sun:02 Pisces 19
Moon:24 Libra 43
Mercury:06 Aquarius 23
Venus:19 Capricorn 39
Mars:20 Capricorn 08
Jupiter:11 Pisces 56
Saturn:17 Aquarius 52
Uranus:11 Taurus 18
Neptune:22 Pisces 06
Pluto:27 Capricorn 33
True Lunar Node:26 Taurus 14 Rx
Mean Lunar Node:26 Taurus 50 Rx
Lilith (Black Moon):24 Gemini 07
Chiron:10 Aries 08
Ceres:02 Gemini 12
Pallas:02 Aries 25
Juno:07 Aquarius 35
Vesta:21 Capricorn 14
Eris:23 Aries 50
Fire:3
Earth:7
Air:6
Water:3
Cardinal:8
Fixed:6
Mutable:5

 

Northern Hemisphere

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

February 21, 2022
10:00 pm GMT 4:00 PM CST
Zodiac: Tropical (Standard Western)

Sun:03 Pisces 15
Moon:07 Scorpio 14
Mercury:07 Aquarius 28
Venus:20 Capricorn 16
Mars:20 Capricorn 49
Jupiter:12 Pisces 09
Saturn:17 Aquarius 59
Uranus:11 Taurus 19
Neptune:22 Pisces 08
Pluto:27 Capricorn 35
True Lunar Node:26 Taurus 12 Rx
Mean Lunar Node:26 Taurus 47 Rx
Lilith (Black Moon):24 Gemini 13
Chiron:10 Aries 11
Ceres:02 Gemini 24
Pallas:02 Aries 45
Juno:07 Aquarius 57
Vesta:21 Capricorn 42
Eris:23 Aries 50
Fire:3
Earth:7
Air:5
Water:4
Cardinal:7
Fixed:7
Mutable:5

Northeastern Hemisphere

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

February 21, 2022
03:00 pm GMT 4:00 PM CEST
Zodiac: Tropical (Standard Western)

Sun:02 Pisces 57
Moon:03 Scorpio 14
Mercury:07 Aquarius 07
Venus:20 Capricorn 04
Mars:20 Capricorn 36
Jupiter:12 Pisces 05
Saturn:17 Aquarius 57
Uranus:11 Taurus 19
Neptune:22 Pisces 08
Pluto:27 Capricorn 35

True Lunar Node:26 Taurus 12 Rx

Mean Lunar Node:26 Taurus 48 Rx
Lilith (Black Moon):24 Gemini 11
Chiron:10 Aries 10
Ceres:02 Gemini 20
Pallas:02 Aries 39
Juno:07 Aquarius 50
Vesta:21 Capricorn 33
Eris:23 Aries 50

Fire:3
Earth:7
Air:5
Water:4
Cardinal:7
Fixed:7
Mutable:5

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