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Moon Phase Calendar February 2023

Calendario Lunar / Moon Calendar

The Moon will have the fourth cycle of significance in February 2023. Moon phases for this month: Full Moon on February 5, First Quarter Waning on February 8, New Moon on February 20 and First quarter waxing on February 22.

Green Comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF)

Cometa Verde / Comet Green

How, where and when to see the green comet that will make the closest approach to Earth since the Ice Age. We may be the last humans to see C/2022 E3 (ZTF), a celestial body that may never return. Since the last ice age, C/2022 E3 (ZTF), also known as Comet ZTF, has not been in our cosmic neighborhood. It was discovered in March by the Zwicky Transient Facility.

Hybrid Solar Eclipse 2023

Eclipse Solar Híbrido / Hybrid Solar Eclipse

A hybrid solar eclipse is a rare type of eclipse in which the effects of the eclipse vary, depending on the geographic location of the observation. In hybrid eclipses, some regions will see a total eclipse, while others will see an annular eclipse.

The Wolf Moon Rises

The Wolf Moon Rises

January 6, 2023, will mark the first full moon of the year, making it a particularly special night for stargazers and those who appreciate the beauty of the night sky. This full moon will be especially unique because it is known as a “Wolf Moon” – an old European name given to January’s full moon due to its association with howling wolves.

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