Waning Gibbous on

Moon phase on 26 December 2064 Friday is Waning Gibbous, 17 days old Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2064 | December 2064

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

Waning Gibbous 92% illuminated

Waning Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 92% and getting smaller. The 17 days old Moon is in ♌ Leo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after Full Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 2 days on 23 December 2064 at 18:14.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the evening and sets in the morning. It is visible to the southwest and it is high in the sky after midnight.

Moon in ♌ Leo

Moon is passing about ∠8° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1889"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.3% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1889" and ∠1951".

Cold Moon before 2 days

Next Full Moon is the Wolf Moon of January 2065 after 26 days on 22 January 2065 at 09:53.

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 803 / 1756

The Moon is 17 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 803 of Meeus index or 1756 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.53 days

Length of current 803 lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 46 minutes. It is 2 hours and 1 minute shorter than next lunation 804 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 7 hours and 1 minute shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠33°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠33°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠57.9°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep increasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of apogee (∠180°).

Moon before perigee

8 days after point of apogee on 18 December 2064 at 01:06 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 7 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 2 January 2065 at 20:34 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 379 519 km

Moon is 379 519 km (235 822 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 7 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 368 142 km (228 753 mi).

Moon in descending node

Moon is in descending node in ♌ Leo at 08:47 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from North to South. Moon will follow the southern part of its orbit for the next 12 days to meet ascending node on 8 January 2065 at 05:38 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Draconic month

14 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

3 days after previous North standstill on 22 December 2064 at 22:07 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠26.786°. Next 9 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-26.815° in the next southern standstill on 5 January 2065 at 00:25 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 11 days

After 11 days on 6 January 2065 at 19:15 in ♑ Capricorn, 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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