Last Quarter on

Moon phase on 29 January 2065 Thursday is Last Quarter, 22 days old Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2065 | January 2065

Last Quarter phase
Last Quarter phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Last Quarter 48% illuminated

Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 48% and getting smaller. The 22 days old Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 29 January 2065 at 07:38 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at midnight and sets at noon. It is visible to the south in the morning.

Moon in ♏ Scorpio

Moon is passing about ∠12° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1971"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.2% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1971" and ∠1948".

Snow Moon after 22 days

Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2065 after 22 days on 20 February 2065 at 23:11.

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 804 / 1757

The Moon is 22 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 804 of Meeus index or 1757 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.62 days

Length of current 804 lunation is 29 days, 14 hours and 47 minutes. It is 1 hour and 26 minutes shorter than next lunation 805 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 3 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠57.9°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠57.9°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠92.7°. 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 after perigee

1 day after point of perigee on 27 January 2065 at 15:26 in ♎ Libra. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 13 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 11 February 2065 at 18:57 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 363 634 km

Moon is 363 634 km (225 952 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 13 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 706 km (251 473 mi).

Moon before ascending node

6 days after its descending node on 22 January 2065 at 16:09 in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 6 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 4 February 2065 at 14:31 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

21 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

10 days after previous North standstill on 19 January 2065 at 06:26 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠26.834°. Next 2 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-26.842° in the next southern standstill on 1 February 2065 at 07:20 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 6 days

After 6 days on 5 February 2065 at 10:02 in ♒ Aquarius, 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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