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Moon phase on 8 October 2064 Wednesday is Waning Crescent, 27 days old Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2064 | October 2064

Waning Crescent phase
Waning Crescent phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Waning Crescent 6% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 6% and getting smaller. The 27 days old Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 4 days on 3 October 2064 at 15:50.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.

Moon in ♍ Virgo

Moon is passing about ∠18° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1960"

Lunar disc appears visually 2% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1960" and ∠1921".

Hunter Moon after 16 days

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2064 after 16 days on 25 October 2064 at 07:06.

Upcoming main Moon phases

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 800 / 1753

The Moon is 27 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 800 of Meeus index or 1753 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.35 days

Length of current 800 lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 23 minutes. It is 48 minutes shorter than next lunation 801 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 21 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 48 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠344°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠344°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠359.5°. 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

11 days after point of apogee on 27 September 2064 at 00:14 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next day, until it get to the point of next perigee on 10 October 2064 at 11:14 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 365 718 km

Moon is 365 718 km (227 247 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 356 866 km (221 746 mi).

Moon after descending node

2 days after its descending node on 6 October 2064 at 02:42 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 18 October 2064 at 15:14 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Draconic month

16 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 after northern standstill

6 days after previous North standstill on 2 October 2064 at 05:10 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠27.159°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-27.067° in the next southern standstill on 14 October 2064 at 19:52 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day on 10 October 2064 at 10:34 in ♎ Libra, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.

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