Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 25 May 2064 Sunday is Waxing Gibbous, 9 days young Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2064 | May 2064

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

Waxing Gibbous 70% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 70% and growing larger. The 9 days young Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 1 day on 23 May 2064 at 18:15.

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 in ♍ Virgo

Moon is leaving the last ∠2° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♎ Libra later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1973"

Lunar disc appears visually 4.1% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1973" and ∠1894".

Flower Moon after 4 days

Next Full Moon is the Flower Moon of May 2064 after 4 days on 30 May 2064 at 10:36.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 30 May 2064 at 10:36
  • Last Quarter in Pisces ♓ on 6 June 2064 at 23:23
  • New Moon in Gemini ♊ on 14 June 2064 at 22:20
  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 21 June 2064 at 23:13

Neap tide

There is low ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at big angle, so their combined tidal force is weak.

Lunation 796 / 1749

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 796 of Meeus index or 1749 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.52 days

Length of current 796 lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 26 minutes. It is 2 hours and 1 minute longer than next lunation 797 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 18 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 51 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠235.2°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠235.2°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠269.7°. 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°).

Moon before perigee

13 days after point of apogee on 11 May 2064 at 16:10 in ♓ Pisces. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 2 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 27 May 2064 at 12:05 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 363 377 km

Moon is 363 377 km (225 792 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 2 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 365 280 km (226 974 mi).

Moon after descending node

2 days after its descending node on 22 May 2064 at 17:02 in ♌ Leo, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 10 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 4 June 2064 at 13:10 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Draconic month

17 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

6 days after previous North standstill on 18 May 2064 at 13:54 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠27.360°. Next 5 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-27.330° in the next southern standstill on 31 May 2064 at 10:13 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 4 days

After 4 days on 30 May 2064 at 10:36 in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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